What Youngkin’s Virginia Win Means for Education
It was all about values, frustration, and parental empowerment. And that is potent, deeply personal stuff.
New Polling Shows the K-12 Covid Fights Aren’t Going Anywhere
Teachers, administrators, and school boards will be squeezed between two angry, distrustful camps
Have Parents Turned Against Teachers Unions? Not Yet, Our Survey Shows
Backlash related to school closures fails to materialize, at least so far.
Remote or In-Person Reopening Decisions Are Linked to Trump 2016 Vote Share, Catholic School Presence, a New Study Finds
School districts choices depended more on politics than on coronavirus case rates
How To Make the Case For School Choice
A powerful opportunity to strengthen the human connection between student and school, and to boost the power of teachers to improve their practice.
4 Poll Results That’ll Shape the 2020 Election Education Debates
Parents prize academics, strict discipline.
EdStat: 68% of Americans support annual testing in reading and math, according to the 2018 EdNext survey
A large majority of Americans continue to support the federal requirement that all students be tested in math and reading each year in grades 3 through 8 and once in high school.
EdStat: The 2018 EdNext poll finds that support for the Common Core State Standards has stabilized at 45 percent
After falling in previous years, public support for the Common Core State Standards has now stabilized at 45%, the 2018 EdNext survey finds, compared to 41% a year ago.
EdStat: 57% of respondents favor tax-credit scholarship programs, according to the 2018 EdNext poll
The 2018 EdNext poll finds a clear majority—57%—in favor of “a tax credit for individual and corporate donations that pay for scholarships to help low-income parents send their children to private schools.”