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Education’s “Long Covid”: A Five-Point Agenda for Supersizing Recovery Efforts

In the wake of the pandemic, a K–12 crisis remains and requires a robust response

There’s No Debate at All

Contrary to belief, families like both public education and school choice

Comparing Online and AI-Assisted Learning: A Student’s View

An 8th grader reviews traditional Khan Academy and its AI-powered tutor, Khanmigo
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It’s About Time

Teachers and students often squander a school's most valuable resource. Time diaries can make a difference.
From left, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun, Brown University President Christina H. Paxson, Paul Quinn College President Michael J. Sorrell, and Colgate University President Brian Casey.

Higher Education Could Help Heal America

Some campuses, and college presidents, cultivate kindness, community, consensus
Illustration of a photo of the U.S. Department of Education building torn in half

What It Would Mean to Abolish the U.S. Department of Education

Half the field of Republican presidential hopefuls want it to happen—but how?
Exterior of Houston Independent School District building

Houston ISD, We Have a Problem

But new superintendent Mike Miles is offering up Texas-sized solutions
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Welcoming Parents Back into the Fold

The breakdown in family-teacher partnerships requires intentional reengagement by schools
Purdue Polytechnic High School celebrated its first graduating class in June 2021.

Innovation in the Heartland

How Indianapolis’s charter high schools are turning the tide on learning loss
A teacher tutoring a student in reading in a classroom

Getting Back to Basics

Mike Schmoker's new book lays out an achievable prescription for resuscitating classroom learning


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