Navigating the Common Core

Complexities threaten implementation

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

High Schoolers in College

Dual enrollment programs offer something for everyone

Challenging the Gifted

Nuclear chemistry and Sartre draw the best and brightest to Reno
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All Together Now?

Educating high and low achievers in the same classroom

Advocating for Arts in the Classroom

Academic discipline or instrument of personal change?

High School 2.0

Can Philadelphia’s School of the Future live up to its name?


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