• The Immensity of The Coleman Data Project

    Gaining clarity on the report’s flaws will improve future research

  • Schools of Choice

    Expanding opportunity for urban minority students

  • In Schools, Teacher Quality Matters Most

    Today’s research reinforces Coleman’s findings

  • After Common Core, States Set Rigorous Standards

    Forty-five states raise the student proficiency bar

  • Desegregation Since the Coleman Report

    Racial composition of schools and student learning

  • Game Plan for Learning

    Building on Coleman’s early theories, new academic competitions motivate students to achieve

What We’re Watching: How Good Are The New Common-Core Aligned Tests?

On Thursday, February 11 at 4:00 pm, the Fordham Institute will host an event to discuss a new report that evaluates the quality of three “next generation” assessments: PARCC, Smarter Balanced, and ACT Aspire.

EdNext Podcast: Are American Schools Re-Segregating?

How have patterns of school segregation evolved in recent decades? Are American schools re-segregating, as newspaper headlines often suggest? And what do we know about the consequences of school segregation for students? Marty West talks with Steven Rivkin, a professor of economics and the author of a new paper on desegregation since the 1960s.

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