• K-12 Accreditation’s Next Move

    A storied guarantee looks to accountability 2.0

  • Narrow Opening for School Choice

    But Blaine Amendments stand, for now

  • CUNY’s New Approach to Transferring College Credit

    An excerpt from Pathways to Reform: Credits and Conflict at the City University of New York

  • How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by Ed-Tech Vendors

    Ten tips for school districts from an industry insider

  • Rethinking Federal Regulation of Sexual Harassment

    The need for deliberation, not demagoguery, in the Age of Trump

  • Should Professors Ban Laptops?

    How classroom computer use affects student learning

What We’re Watching: Has K–12 Education Fallen for a Testing Charade?

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 3 pm, AEI will host Dan Koretz, whose new book is The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better. Discussing the book will be Nina Rees and Russ Whitehurst. Rick Hess will moderate.

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.

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