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Tackling the “Exodus” Claim

The reality of take-up rates of private-education choice programs
Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.

What Can Be Done About School Shootings?

Information-sharing is a better approach than target-hardening, researchers say
School voucher legislation failed earlier this year in the Oklahoma state senate. The Oklahoma State Capitol building is seen here.

Why Even Oklahoma Couldn’t Pass a School Voucher Bill

Major political and election reforms are the paths to genuine change

Lucy Calkins Adjusts, and the Press Takes Notice

New York Times scrutinizes Columbia Teachers College reading and writing guru
People march against student debt around the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. on April 4, 2022. Members of the Debt Collective, which describes itself as a borrowers' union, called for President Joe Biden to abolish all student loan debt by executive order.

FAQ: Student Loan Cancellation Edition

Student debt isn’t a “poor people” issue.

Coach’s Prayer Receives Jesuitical Analysis by Supreme Court

A “center of attention” test, coercion test, and endorsement test are discussed as standards for religious speech by school employees
Photo of Michael Brickman

Families May Like Their School But Want More Options. That’s Where Course Choice Comes In

Course choice permits students to take courses in addition to those offered by their local school district.
A girl climbs a rock wall

Formative Assessments that Fulfill Their Promises

Learning from four ways a quickwrite can go wrong
Book cover of Beyond Coding by Marina Umaschi Bers

Can Computer Coding Be Used to Teach Values? This Scholar Thinks So

The difference between "playpens" and "playgrounds"
A man reads a copy of Maus by Art Spiegelman

Suits Challenging Book “Banning” May Be Better Politics than Law

School boards can’t suppress ideas they dislike but do have “broad discretion”

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