What I Learned in 23 Years Ranking America’s Most Challenging High Schools
Most students are capable of much more learning than they are asked to do
Why So Many People Are Disappointed With Their Educations—And How To Start Fixing It.
Alternative pathways can help students find a “vocational self” and upward mobility
Charter Schools Show Steeper Upward Trend in Student Achievement than District Schools
First nationwide study of trends shows large gains for African Americans at charters
How Big Charter Networks Made the Switch to Remote Learning
Schools that were better before the pandemic did better during the pandemic
“No Excuses High,” Trapped by Its Own Success?
Highly regimented charter schools deliver the test results, but their methods may be ill-suited to the independent realities of college life.
Charter Schools and Their Enemies
At 90, Thomas Sowell reminds charter schools how to fight. And why.
EdNext Podcast: Serving All Students at Excel Academy
A group from Excel Academy in Boston joined Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss how the charter network works to accommodate students with special needs, including English language learners and those with disabilities, into their program.
The Education Exchange: Student Test Scores in Newark Charter Schools
Marcus Winters, an associate professor in Boston University and Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a new study by Winters that shows lasting test score gains for students at charter schools in Newark, N.J.