What We’re Watching: Civic Education and the Common Core
A panel at the Manhattan Institute considers declines in civic knowledge and how things can be turned around.
What We’re Watching: Core Knowledge Curriculum in Action
The Core Knowledge Language Arts curriculum, being piloted in elementary schools in New York City, gives students a broad base of background knowledge in addition to decoding skills.
‘No Excuses’ Kids Go to College
Will high-flying charters see their low-income students graduate?
Putting the Schools in Charge
An entrepreneur’s vision for a more responsive education system