The Education Exchange: Charter School Performance in New York City
Margaret Raymond, director of CREDO at Stanford University, sits down with Paul Peterson to discuss CREDO's latest study on charter schools in New York City.
The Education Exchange: Giving Teachers Valuable Feedback and Rewards for Improvement
Former Chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools and founder of StudentsFirst Michelle Rhee sits down with Paul Peterson to discuss some of the changes she helped enact in the nation's capital.
The Education Exchange: Teacher Absences Greater in District Than Charter Schools
A new Fordham report finds that 28% of teachers in traditional district schools miss more than 10 school days a year for sick or personal leave while teachers in charter schools have lower rates absences. David Griffith of the Fordham Institute talks with Paul Peterson about the report and about where teacher absence rates are high and low.
The Education Exchange: Students Control the Learning at Summit Schools
Diane Tavenner, CEO of Summit Schools, sits down with Paul E. Peterson to discuss how Summit has spent the past 15 years building a school model around what we know about what motivates students, how they learn, and what they need to be able to do.
The Education Exchange: Are Too Many Students Choosing Four-Year Universities?
Stanford University's Rick Hanushek joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss whether too many students are attending four-year universities instead of two-year institutions in higher education, and how to help students get the skills they need in the workforce.
The Education Exchange: Public Opinion on Teacher Quality
The 2017 Education Next poll asked the public, parents, and teachers what share of teachers at your local public school are excellent, good, satisfactory and unsatisfactory.
The Education Exchange: Choosing Vouchers in North Carolina
Paul E. Peterson talks with Anna Egalite of N.C. State about her new study looking at why some private schools do and others don't participate in North Carolina's means-tested voucher program and also at how families make the decision about whether or not to use a school voucher.
The Education Exchange: Should Muslim Students Be Allowed to Form Afterschool Religious Clubs?
Paul is joined by EdNext editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss findings from the new EdNext poll on school reform, which measured public support for the rights of Muslim students and of evangelical students to form afterschool religious clubs.
The Education Exchange: Hanna Skandera and School Reform in New Mexico
Former New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how she approached education reform and what she accomplished in nearly seven years on the job.
The Education Exchange: Qualified Teachers and Effective Teachers
Paul is joined by Stanford's Eric Hanushek to discuss the California Board of Education's plan to distinguish between qualified and effective teachers, which is part of the state's Every Student Succeeds Act plan.