We do not find any evidence that private school voucher students are either less or more likely to vote in presidential elections than students educated in public schools.
When everyone starts hitching their competing agendas to the siren call of “justice,” public decisions morph into a carnival of clashing absolutes. This makes it harder to find common ground.
The relatively close alignment between state and national assessments represents a major improvement from 2009 when the Common Core initiative began.
New analysis finds program rankings based on graduates’ value-added scores are largely random
New analysis points to its displacement by soaring spending on public-welfare, particularly Medicaid
On Tuesday, May 22, Education Next presented the results of its latest evaluation of the rigor of state proficiency standards at an event hosted by the Hoover Institution.
In the United States, we don’t expect most kids to work very hard, and they don’t. So write Mike Petrilli and Adam Tyner of the Fordham Institute in a new EdNext article about student motivation. Should we try to make schools more engaging? Use external exams to hold students accountable for their learning? Adam Tyner sits down with Marty West to discuss some options that he and Mike Petrilli explore in their article, “The Case for Holding Students Accountable.”