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What I Learned Editing Education Next

The education landscape may be in better shape than most “experts” think
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To Fix Students’ Bad Behavior, Stop Punishing Them

Collaborative methods for handling misconduct make their way to the classroom
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2023 Is the Year of Universal Choice in Education Savings Accounts

“We better get doing our job of implementing well,” says EdChoice’s Enlow

AI in Education

The leap into a new era of machine intelligence carries risks and challenges, but also plenty of promise

As Many More States Enact Education Savings Accounts, Implementation Challenges Abound

ESAs increase choice for families but leave administrators asking: Are pizza ovens, pianos permitted expenses?

The Great Unbundling

Is the parents’ rights movement opening a new frontier in school choice?
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Building Diverse College Campuses Starts in Kindergarten

In the wake of the Students for Fair Admissions, an urgent call to take on the “excellence gap”


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