An event will take place on March 5 in Washington, D.C.
Education Next is running a series of articles on the state of the American family.
A list of lists
Just the facts, please!
Talking education policy with Florida’s former governor
On Thursday, March 5, Education Next will host an event to discuss the state of the American family on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Moynihan Report.
On Thursday, Feb. 26, Andrew Kelly and Jon Valant discussed new research on parent empowerment.
Diane Rehm hosted a discussion of the role of standardized testing on her NPR show last week.
A Fordham Institute panel on Monday, Feb. 23 considered how the Common Core standards will impact gifted students.
The Oklahoma legislature is considering a bill that would end AP courses in U.S. history in the state.
In the Atlantic, Jessica Huseman looks at the reasons more black families are choosing homeschooling among African American families: often because they perceive a culture of low expectations for African American students and are unhappy with how their children—especially boys—are treated in schools.
John O’Connor takes a close look at some of the debates that are taking place over how math is taught in states that are implementing the Common Core standards and at the long history of debates over math instruction.
Mike Petrilli tells Fox & Friends it doesn’t matter that Scott Walker never graduated from college.
A new report from ETS highlights a troubling paradox. While millennials in the U.S. have attended more years of school than previous generations, their skills in literacy, numeracy, and problem solving are lower than those of previous generations and of their peers in other nations.
Rick Hess on why school reform could feel stuck, how we got here, and how we can do better.
While the debate over annual testing has gotten a great deal of attention, the issue of Title I portability is emerging as possibly a bigger obstacle to agreement on reauthorization of NCLB, notes Lauren Camera of Politics K-12.
President Obama weighed in on ESEA reauthorization in his weekly radio address.
Mike Petrilli, Anne Hyslop, Anya Kamenetz, and Jeannie Metcalf on KCRW’s “To The Point”
AEI hosted a conversation with Elisa Villanueva Beard, the co-CEO of Teach For America.
Next month marks the 50th anniversary of the Moynihan report, which examined the growing problem of fatherless homes among poor, inner-city African Americans.
Last month, the Arkansas State Board of Education took control of the schools in Little Rock.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former US Secretary of Education Bill Bennett met on Fox News to debate the Common Core State Standards.
Please join Education Next on March 5, 2015 in Washington, D.C. for a discussion of single-parent families.
Paul Peterson, Eric Hanushek, Chester Finn, and others appear in this video on the need to better prepare U.S. students to compete in a global economy.
Doug Lemov took part in a panel discussion on February 10 at Fordham on how to train teachers.
In Albany, two charter schools that once garnered praise now face hearings over the renewal of their charters.
Sen. Lamar Alexander discussed the Future of School Choice at Brookings on Wednesday, February 4.
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The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation today announced that it will “pause” its $1 million annual award, the Broad Prize for Urban Education.
A new study from New York City finds that children with disabilities stayed at charter schools at a slightly higher rate than they did at traditional public schools.
On Thurs., Feb. 5, AEI hosted a conference on foundation-funded school reform.
AEI hosted Sen. Tim Scott (R – S.C.) as well as Thomas Stewart and Patrick Wolf, the authors of a new book The School Choice Journey: School Vouchers and the Empowerment of Urban Families.
People often use students eligibility for free or reduced-price lunches as a proxy for poverty, but is that a good metric, wonders Will Huntsberry of nprED.
PBS NewsHour looks into the changes made to the GED in order to make it Common Core compliant.
As a major snowstorm sweeps across New England, this map shows how many inches of snow it takes for school to be cancelled in each state.
On Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m., the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions will hear testimony about supporting teachers and school leaders.
These articles illuminate some elements of the world of school choice that don’t always get the most attention.
Sen. Lamar Alexander spoke with Time about his views on fixing NCLB. Alexander is still struggling to make a decision on whether a revised NCLB should include annual tests required by the federal government.
Nina Rees of the NAPCS and Mary Cathryn Ricker of the AFT will talk about poverty as part of a Communities in Schools Leadership Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 9:30 a.m.
On Thursday, American Enterprise Institute will host a conversation with U.S. Representative John Kline (R-MN) on the direction the new Congress will take in education.
The Senate HELP committee will look at how to fix the testing and accountability provisions of No Child Left Behind.
Mike Petrilli and Mike McShane discussed the Senate hearing on testing and accountability in a new episode of “A Fern Between Two Mikes”
“As we celebrate the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s birth, we should ask why so many of the problems against which he struggled — segregation, poverty, persistent racial gaps in education and income — remain so much a part of American life,” writes Paul Peterson in an op-ed in the New York Daily News.
In his State of the State address earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called on the legislature to pass a bill to create an Opportunity Scholarship program for low-income students to be funded through state tax credits.
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