Our education governance system, lamented and disparaged as it often is, is one of the least understood aspects of American K–12 schooling.
In the midst of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s controversial 2011 budget bill, many warned that the state’s public employees, including teachers, would retire in droves.
Support for Common Core State Standards slips, but opponents are still in the minority; a majority opposes requirements to balance discipline rates across race; only a minority backs union fees for non-union teachers; support for charter schools and tax credits to fund private school scholarships dips, but a majority still favors them
Families have many options as 93 percent of public school students attend charter schools
Brandon Wright talks with The Wall Street Journal about what schools are doing for academically gifted students, the subject of a book he has written with Chester Finn.
Marty West and Paul E. Peterson discuss the public’s changing opinion of the Common Core.