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“Year of School Choice” Promise Collides with Reality of Litigation-Caused Delays

Parents, students wait as advocacy groups, unions exhaust court challenges

To Teach Better Writing, Don’t Ban Artificial Intelligence. Instead, Embrace it.

By inviting ChatGPT into the classroom instead of locking it out, schools can push students toward independent thinking in a way that doesn’t signal mistrust.
Nebraska Solicitor General Jim Campbell speaks with reporters outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, after arguing before the court against President Joe Biden's student debt relief plan. Standing behind Campbell are Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey, from left, Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird, Ray Wagner of the Missouri Attorney General's office and Nebraska Attorney General Mike Hilgers.

The Imperial Presidency Meets Student Debt

Supreme Court skeptical of Biden’s unilateral loan forgiveness

PISA: Mission Failure

With so much evidence from student testing, why do education systems continue to struggle?
Students at Stuyvesant High School leave after classes end for the week, March 13, 2020, in New York.

The Biggest Enemy of Equity Isn’t Excellence. It’s Mediocrity.

Schools can help children achieve their full potential.

Student Loan Payment Pause Benefits High-Income Households the Most

With forgiveness uncertain, struggling borrowers are unprotected from risk

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2022

Student cellphones, school boards, homeschooling attract reader interest
Teachers protest for stronger Covid-19 safety protocols outside Oakland Unified School District headquarters on Jan. 7, 2022, in Oakland, Calif.

The Locus of K–12 Coverage During the Pandemic, and After

Education reformers who want more media attention should be careful what they wish for


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