The Spring 2012 issue of Education Next is now available online.

In the forum, Andy Rotherham and Martha Derthick debate whether the NCLB waivers are illegal.

Mike Petrilli and Ty Eberhart consider whether the reality of Obama’s education matches the rhetoric.

June Kronholz visits two California districts that are partnering with Khan Academy to boost math achievement.

A new study finds that students who attend middle schools (as opposed to K-8 schools) are more likely to drop out.

Another new study finds that students who exercise school choice are less likely to commit crimes.

All this and much more at

Last updated March 6, 2012