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Clarendon Alternative Elementary School fourth-grader Ayla Einhorn works on her computer as students and parents attend distance learning Zoom classes at Midtown Terrace Playground in San Francisco.

Pluralism Is Growing in K-12 Education

Exit, voice, loyalty and the Covid-19 shock
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee

Tennessee Meets Pandemic with Summer Learning Camps, Phonics, Testing

Covid education package emerges from special legislative session
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An Encouraging Consensus on Character Education

Some recommendations for developing compassion, courage, determination, fairness, grit, honesty, patience, respect, responsibility, self-motivation, and temperance.
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Hoosiers Score Benefits from Private School Choice

New observational study finds students who got vouchers in Indiana were more likely than similar traditional public-school students to enroll in college.
A woman receives a Covid-19 vaccine in a school

How Schools Can Help with the Vaccination Rollout 

Turn parking lots, gyms into sites for giving shots
Teacher looking at laptop

Is Hybrid Learning Killing Teaching?

Bolstering the urgency of getting everyone back in person.
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What’s It Take for Philanthropy to Help Rural Schools?

Building trust, measuring impact informally may work in other places, too.
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Evaluating Claims that Charter Schools Practice “Cream Skimming” and “Pushout”

Study analyzes student entrance and exit patterns, academic history, and more
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How Jeb Bush’s ExcelinEd Is Tackling the Next 5 Years

"With the disruption of the pandemic, we have the opportunity to innovate."

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