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Education Next

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    In the stormy seas of school reform, this journal will steer a steady course, presenting the facts as best they can be determined, giving voice (without fear or favor) to worthy research, sound ideas, and responsible arguments. Bold change is needed in American K–12 education, but Education Next partakes of no program, campaign, or ideology. It goes where the evidence points.


Articles

The Top Education Next Articles of 2014

Just the facts, please!

Revisiting the Moynihan Report on its 50th Anniversary

Education Next is running a series of articles on the state of the American family.

Jeb Bush Speaks Out

Talking education policy with Florida’s former governor

Top 20 Blog Entries of 2011!

A rundown of the top posts on the Education Next blog in 2011

Top Education Next Articles of 2011!

A rundown of the most read Education Next articles of the past year

Blog Posts/Multimedia

What We’re Watching: Will Regulation Ruin School Choice in New Orleans?

ReasonTV looks at how choice has changed public schooling in New Orleans and at what the future holds.

12/16/2014

Behind the Headline: Children of Married Parents More Likely to Do Extracurriculars, Survey Shows

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.

12/12/2014

What We’re Watching: Michael Horn iNACOL Keynote Speech

Michael Horn delivered a keynote address at this year’s iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium.

12/11/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Dana Goldstein on The Teacher Wars

Mike Petrilli interviews Dana Goldstein about her new book on teachers.

12/10/2014

New Education Next Articles on the State of the American Family

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.

12/09/2014

What We’re Watching: Exploring the Success of Success Academy

AEI hosted a discussion with Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz about the opportunities and challenges charter schools face in New York City.

12/08/2014

Behind the Headline: Principals’ Group Latest to Criticize ‘Value Added’ for Teacher Evaluations

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has given preliminary approval to a resolution against the use of value-added analysis to evaluate teachers.

12/05/2014

Education Books Make Great Gifts

Our guide to the education policy books of 2014.

12/04/2014

Winter 2015 Issue of Education Next Now Available Online

Poll results on Common Core, changes in teachers union politics, how best to evaluate teachers, and more in the latest issue of Education Next.

12/03/2014

What We’re Watching: Joel Klein and Andy Rotherham on Changing Lanes

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.

12/01/2014

Behind the Headline: Old Tactic Gets New Use: Public Schools Separate Girls and Boys

The Obama administration will be issuing guidance for school districts this week on the use of single-sex classrooms.

12/01/2014

What We’re Watching: Education for Upward Mobility

The Fordham Institute hosts a daylong event on the role education can play in promoting upward mobility.

12/01/2014

Behind the Headline: U.S. Wants Teacher Training Programs to Track How Graduates’ Students Perform

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.

11/26/2014

What We’re Watching: Common Core Chaos?

Mike Petrilli debates Jenni White of Restore Oklahoma Public Education about the Common Core.

11/24/2014

Behind the Headline: Snyder Aims to Revamp Detroit Schools

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.

11/24/2014

Behind the Headline: Modern-Day Segregation in Public Schools

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.

11/21/2014

What We’re Watching: Unlocking Student Achievement

The Foundation for Excellence in Education will host the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 20 and 21.

11/19/2014

Behind the Headline: Jeb Bush Speech Will Add to 2016 Election Intrigue

On Thursday, Jeb Bush will give a speech in Washington, D.C. at his think tank’s annual conference.

11/19/2014

Behind the Headline: How Strict Is Too Strict?

Is the strictness and attention to detail of these ‘No Excuses’ schools a good fit for high school students?

11/19/2014

What We’re Watching: How Eva Moskowitz Outmuscled the Teachers Union

Reason TV tells the story of the charter school pioneer’s battles in New York City.

11/11/2014

What We’re Watching: Vergara v. California: Will It Make a Difference for Students?

Stanford’s Center for Education Policy Analysis hosted a forum on the Vergara vs. California decision and the difference it could make for students.

11/07/2014

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

11/05/2014

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.

11/03/2014

What We’re Watching: Great Teachers, Starting With Socrates

NPR launches its 50 Great Teachers series with a look at Socrates.

11/03/2014

What We’re Watching: The Story of Newark

AEI hosted Cami Anderson, superintendent of Newark Public Schools, in conversation with Rick Hess.

10/31/2014

Behind the Headline: This School Paid Teachers $125,000 a Year — and Test Scores Went Up

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.

10/28/2014

Behind the Headline: An American School Immerses Itself in All Things Chinese

In the New York Times, Jane Peterson writes about a Chinese-immersion charter school in Minneapolis.

10/27/2014

Behind the Headline: The War on Teacher Tenure

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.

10/24/2014

Behind the Headline: Houston Superintendent Wins Urban Educator of the Year Award

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 […]

10/23/2014

Behind the Headline: Another MDRC Study Confirms Wisdom of New Small High Schools

New research from New York City continues to find that small high schools there have boosted graduation rates for disadvantaged students of color.

10/23/2014

What We’re Watching: What Now for the Common Core?

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.

10/22/2014

Behind the Headline: Taking Sports Out Of School

The New York Times Room for Debate page hosts a variety of pieces today on whether high schools should drop their sports teams.

10/22/2014

What We’re Listening To: This American Life on School Discipline

This week’s episode of This American Life tells stories of how schools handle misbehaving kids.

10/21/2014

What We’re Watching: Could Binge-Watching Revolutionize Education?

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings advocates letting students control the pace of their own learning, which may include binge-learning calculus.

10/21/2014

Behind the Headline: Teachers Unions Are Putting Themselves On November’s Ballot

Teachers unions are spending big in this year’s midterm elections.

10/20/2014

What We’re Watching: State of the Union 2014 – Education

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.

10/13/2014

What We’re Watching: Is There Too Much Testing in the Public Schools?

PBS NewsHour looks into how much testing there will be in this first year of Common Core testing.

10/10/2014

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.

10/10/2014

Behind the Headline: How School Lunch Became the Latest Political Battleground

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.”

10/08/2014
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