• Is the Constitution Colorblind?

    Debating Antonin Scalia’s record on race and education

  • Is the Internet Changing Kids’ Brains?

    An excerpt from The Reading Mind: A Cognitive Approach to Understanding How the Mind Reads

  • The Tangled World of Teacher Debt

    Clashing rules and uncertain benefits for federal student-loan subsidies

  • The Rich Get Richer

    A review of “Dream Hoarders” by Richard V. Reeves

  • Pacesetter in Personalized Learning

    Summit charter network shares its model nationwide

  • Learning from the Science of Learning

    A review of “Learn Better,” by Ulrich Boser

What We’re Watching: Beware of Experts — Especially in Education Policy

In this 60-second video produced by AEI, Rick Hess reminds reformers to be skeptical because trusting the experts doesn’t always work out well in education policy.

EdNext Podcast: How Can Students Learn Better?

Researchers know more than ever before about how people learn, but our school systems struggle to translate this knowledge into student success.

In this episode, Ulrich Boser, the author of Learn Better, joins Marty West to discuss this paradox. Is the problem simply a failure of communication? Or is it deeper?

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