The Journal

A seven-member elected board governs the Denver Public Schools. Now that the pandemic’s disruption is receding, the board appears poised to renew its efforts to roll back reform.

Dismantling Denver

The city was a national model for education reform. Then union-backed candidates took over the school board.
A pair of sneakers standing on a chalkboard, on which directions are drawn in chalk, pointing towards three different school buildings

The Ripple Effect

How private-school choice programs boost competition and benefit public-school students
Logo for NAEP Nation's Report Card

Nation’s Report Card to Shine Spotlight 
on Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Governing Board responds to testing schedule disruptions with a plan
Book cover of "Teaching Machines" by Audrey Watters

The Quest for an “Automatic Teacher”

A compelling narrative marred by flawed commentary
Drana and Jack

Teaching about Slavery

“Asking how to teach about slavery is a little like asking why we teach at all”
Book cover of "Sludge" by Cass R. Sunstein

In “Sludge,” Sunstein Shines a Light in the Bureaucratic Darkness

Can "sludge audits" or a presidential order ease the paperwork burden that is hurting American schools?
Book covers of "The Tyranny of Merit" and "The Aristocracy of Talent"

The Merits of Meritocracy

Does it expand opportunity or entrench privilege?

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