There are three broad approaches that researchers and practitioners in P-12 choice systems can adopt to make their programs easier for parents to navigate.
New evidence suggests that it’s possible for special education students to make large achievement gains without their traditional services in schools with high quality general education programs.
Recognition program facilitates targeted higher-ed recruitment, improves outcomes
Educator and researcher agree that it’s generally not worth it to delay kindergarten start time
On Tuesday, April 25th, the Fordham Institute, Education Next and the Hoover Institution hosted two discussions on what a $20 billion federal school choice tax-credit program could look like.
Each year, millions of parents nationwide must make a seemingly life-altering decision for their soon-to-be kindergartener: to redshirt or not to redshirt. Many parents believe that so-called “academic redshirting,” or the act of delaying a student’s kindergarten entrance by one year, will give their children a leg up not only when they first enroll in school, but throughout their educational careers and later in life. But is redshirting preschoolers really advantageous? Could it do more harm than good?