School Choice

“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.

Public-School Attendance Zones Violate a Civil Rights Law

The Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974 may offer creative litigators a strategy to redraw school-assignment maps.

“We’re likely to face another wave of the virus”

Policy adviser John Bailey on deciding to close schools and how to prepare for fall
Marcus Winters

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.
Supreme Court

EdNext Podcast: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Espinoza v. Montana

Joshua Dunn, a professor of political science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, joins Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss the Supreme Court case Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which challenges Montana’s ban on tax-credit scholarships to religious schools.
Enrollment Surging in Indianapolis Charter Schools (Figure 1)

The Hoosier Way

Good choices for all in Indianapolis

EdNext Podcast: Inside the Choice and Customization of Miami-Dade Schools

Ron Matus, director of policy and public affairs at Step Up For Students, joins Marty West to discuss the turnaround of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, including the tenure of Superintendent Alberto Carvalho..
Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has ridden the wave of increased school choice in Florida.

Miami’s Choice Tsunami

Carvalho, competition, and transformation in Miami-Dade

The Education Exchange: The Impact of Education Savings Accounts in Arizona

Matt Beienburg, the Director of Education Policy at the Goldwater Institute, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the impact of education savings accounts as a school choice option in Arizona.

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