These free public schools of choice serve 6 percent of K–12 students attending public schools. What does the research say about charter performance? What do successful charters look like? What’s ahead for the charter movement?
How are students performing on NAEP, the nation’s report card? What are the pros and cons of test-based accountability? How should schools be evaluated?
The Common Core State Standards outline what students should know and be able to accomplish at each grade level in reading and math. See how Common Core is faring across the country and the impact it’s having on classrooms.
How much does money matter in education? Experts explore per-pupil spending, teacher pensions, teacher pay, and more.
What do we know about the impact of school vouchers on student learning and longer-term outcomes? What policy developments are coming up for these publicly funded scholarships covering private-school tuition?
This federal law replaces NCLB and returns substantial autonomy to the states when it comes to school accountability, teacher evaluation, and more. Learn about the systems states are designing and the changes coming up for schools and educators.
The use of technology in education is expanding to include everything from blended-learning environments to virtual-reality field trips. Find out about the most promising innovations and what’s coming next.
Check out the results of our annual EdNext poll to see what Americans think of the Common Core, school choice, teacher policies, and more. Compare the opinions of the public as a whole to those of teachers, or compare Republicans to Democrats.
When it comes to student success, teachers matter more than ever. Check out the research on teacher quality and find out about new policies impacting the profession.
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- State and Federal
- Teachers and Teaching
- Unions and Collective Bargaining