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Education Next is running a series of articles on the state of the American family.
Talking education policy with Florida’s former governor
A rundown of the top posts on the Education Next blog in 2011
A rundown of the most read Education Next articles of the past year
ReasonTV looks at how choice has changed public schooling in New Orleans and at what the future holds.
According to a report from the Census Bureau, children who live with two married parents are much more likely to participate in extracurricular activities than children living with two unmarried parents or children living with single parents.
Michael Horn delivered a keynote address at this year’s iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium.
Mike Petrilli interviews Dana Goldstein about her new book on teachers.
For the next three months, Education Next will be running a series of articles on the state of the American family to mark the 50th anniversary year of the publication of The Moynihan Report.
AEI hosted a discussion with Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz about the opportunities and challenges charter schools face in New York City.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has given preliminary approval to a resolution against the use of value-added analysis to evaluate teachers.
Our guide to the education policy books of 2014.
Poll results on Common Core, changes in teachers union politics, how best to evaluate teachers, and more in the latest issue of Education Next.
Joel Klein talks about his time as chancellor of New York City’s Department of Education, teacher unions, content knowledge, Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, and more.
The Obama administration will be issuing guidance for school districts this week on the use of single-sex classrooms.
The Fordham Institute hosts a daylong event on the role education can play in promoting upward mobility.
The Department of Education released proposed rules yesterday that will require states to rate teacher preparation programs on measures that will include the academic performance of the students of their graduates, which the teacher preparation programs must track.
Mike Petrilli debates Jenni White of Restore Oklahoma Public Education about the Common Core.
City and state officials are looking into ways of reorganizing the school system in Detroit, and are getting advice from Paul Pastorek, who helped turn around the school district in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
The Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division is taking on tracking and ability grouping in school districts where they lead to unequal racial representation in high-level classes, charging that black students are not being provided an equal opportunity to participate in advanced learning opportunities.
The Foundation for Excellence in Education will host the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 20 and 21.
On Thursday, Jeb Bush will give a speech in Washington, D.C. at his think tank’s annual conference.
Is the strictness and attention to detail of these ‘No Excuses’ schools a good fit for high school students?
Reason TV tells the story of the charter school pioneer’s battles in New York City.
Stanford’s Center for Education Policy Analysis hosted a forum on the Vergara vs. California decision and the difference it could make for students.
Behind the Headline: Teachers Unions Spent $60 Million for the Midterms but Still Lost Many Elections
Teachers union-backed candidates lost in many states in Tuesday’s election, including many states where Democrats embraced policies that the unions opposed
Behind the Headline: Common Core Math Can Be A Mystery, and Parents Are Going To School To Understand It
The Washington Post ran a front-page story on Sunday about the struggles of parents to understand Common Core math.
NPR launches its 50 Great Teachers series with a look at Socrates.
AEI hosted Cami Anderson, superintendent of Newark Public Schools, in conversation with Rick Hess.
In 2009, a new charter school in New York City announced that it would pay all its teachers $125,000 a year with the possibility of a bonus on top of that. A new study by Mathematica finds that students at the school (called The Equity Project) have learned in four years as much math as they would have learned in 5.6 years elsewhere.
In the New York Times, Jane Peterson writes about a Chinese-immersion charter school in Minneapolis.
The cover story of Time magazine this week looks at the “latest batch of tech tycoons turned education reformers” who are behind the Vergara v. California lawsuit.
On Top of the News Houston Superintendent Wins Urban Educator of the Year Award 10/23/14 | District Dossier (Ed Week) Behind the Headline Still Reforming After All These Years Fall 2014 | Education Next Terry Grier, the superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, has been given the 2014 Urban Educator of the Year award […]
New research from New York City continues to find that small high schools there have boosted graduation rates for disadvantaged students of color.
AEI hosted a discussion on October 22 on where things stand with the Common Core and how its future looks. Panelists were Rick Hess, Catherine Gewertz, and Chris Minnich.
The New York Times Room for Debate page hosts a variety of pieces today on whether high schools should drop their sports teams.
This week’s episode of This American Life tells stories of how schools handle misbehaving kids.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings advocates letting students control the pace of their own learning, which may include binge-learning calculus.
Teachers unions are spending big in this year’s midterm elections.
As part of Stanford University’s State of the Union 2014 course, Randi Weingarten, Linda Darling-Hammond and Chester Finn discuss the current state of education reform.
PBS NewsHour looks into how much testing there will be in this first year of Common Core testing.
Behind the Headline: Montgomery School Officials Ask for Delay in Using New State Tests for Graduation
In Maryland, where students will take new tests based on the Common Core standards for the first time this year, one school board is asking the state to delay a requirement that students pass the new tests to graduate from high school.
In the New York Times Magazine, Nicholas Confessore looks at the political fight over efforts to bring healthier food to school cafeterias, and explains how the School Nutrition Association became “Washington’s loudest and most public critic of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.”
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