• Nobel Lessons for Education Researchers and Policymakers

    Bengt Holmstrom’s work shows that no incentives are often preferable to poorly-designed incentives.

  • Raising More Than Test Scores

    Does attending a “no excuses” charter high school help students succeed in college?

  • Education Reform’s Race Debate

    An Education Next Forum

  • Debunking the Myth of the “Teacher Pay Gap,” Again

    After adjusting for pensions and other benefits, teacher compensation is neither low nor falling

  • What Do We Know About School Discipline Reform?

    Assessing the alternatives to suspensions and expulsions

What We’re Watching: Jeb Bush at Harvard

On October 13, Governor Jeb Bush spoke at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Askwith Forum on new opportunities for state leadership on K-12 education policy

EdNext Podcast: Test Prep or True Learning?

There’s plenty of evidence that students attending “no excuses” charter schools can do extremely well on standardized tests, but do the benefits of this approach to education extend beyond test scores?

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