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America’s private elementary schools increasingly serve the affluent

As the number of Catholic schools drops, fewer middle-income families enroll

Private colleges vulnerable to more closures amid financial pressure

Predicted drop in number of high school graduates forecasts mounting trouble for small schools

Elite public high school struggles to diversify student enrollment

Decades of failed admission and outreach procedures offer unexpected insight

ED’s Office of Inspector General not a neutral source of ed policy recommendations

By design, OIG prioritizes financial propriety above all else when examining complex issues

Despite retreat from Common Core, states set high proficiency standards for students

But rising expectations for performance fail to translate into learning gains

Ranking teacher-prep programs on value-added is usually futile

New analysis finds program rankings based on graduates’ value-added scores are largely random

Where has state funding for public colleges gone?

New analysis points to its displacement by soaring spending on public-welfare, particularly Medicaid

Why the charter movement can’t survive on networks alone

As independent charter schools struggle to grow, expert calls for return to roots

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