- Examining High-Stakes Testing
Education Next talks with Joshua P. Starr and Margaret SpellingsBy Joshua P. Starr and Margaret Spellings
- Gains in Teacher Quality
Academic capabilities of the U.S. teaching force are on the riseBy Dan Goldhaber and Joe Walch
- The Softer Side of ‘No Excuses’
A view of KIPP schools in actionBy Alexandra Boyd, Caleb Rose and Robert Maranto
- The Mayors’ Charter Schools
Innovation facilitates socioeconomic integration and high performance in Rhode IslandBy Michael Magee
- Toddlers and Tablets
Emerging apps take cues from learning scienceBy Alex Hernandez
- Will Mayor de Blasio Turn Back the School Reform Clock?
New York City’s charters and small high schools at riskBy Peter Meyer
Education Next talks with Joshua P. Starr and Margaret Spellings
Academic capabilities of the U.S. teaching force are on the rise
A view of KIPP schools in action
Innovation facilitates socioeconomic integration and high performance in Rhode Island
Emerging apps take cues from learning science
New York City’s charters and small high schools at risk
Reforms lift student performance but middle-class families want more
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Most apps, though engaging, offer little more than practice time. Practice IS important for fluency…but wouldn’t it be better if the apps offered both practice for fluency and were adaptive such that they raised the level of learning when a child was ready.
AEI profiles a struggling North Carolina school district that righted itself and closed a gaping achievement gap in just a few years.
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Louisiana school voucher program improved integration last year, state report finds
New Orleans Times-Picayune | 11/13/13
Today's new teachers are smarter than other new workers, Seattle researchers find
The Oregonian | 10/31/13
Gains Seen in Teachers' Academic Abilities
Education Week | 10/30/13
Starting Teacher SAT Scores Rise As Educators Face Tougher Evaluations
Huffington Post | 10/30/13
Study: New teachers more educated, of higher caliber
The Hechinger Report | 10/30/13
La. Voucher Program May Improve Racial Integration, Study Says
Education Week | 10/03/13
Louisiana school voucher program improves racial integration in some cases, study says
New Orleans Times-Picayune | 10/02/13
Study: Students Really Do Learn Stuff on Field Trips
The Atlantic | 09/16/13
Field Trips to Art Museum Offer Multiple Benefits, Study Finds
Education Week | 09/16/13
Politico | 09/16/13
Education Poll Finds Common Core Standards Remain A Mystery To Most Americans
Huffington Post | 08/21/13
Polls show mixed report card for education reforms
Politico | 08/21/13
Most Americans Unaware of Common Core, PDK/Gallup Poll Finds
Education Week | 08/21/13
Common Core Support, and Opposition, Increase in K-12 Policy Poll
Education Week | 08/20/13
Districts Respond to Charter Competition With Collaboration
Education Week | 08/06/13
Peter Flanigan's Choice
Wall Street Journal | 08/02/13
Do High Pensions for Superintendents Encourage Status Quo?
Education Week | 08/02/13
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