Lessons learned from six big-city school systems
How to fix public education governance in the United States is not a new question.
Bill and Melinda Gates shift from computers in libraries to reform in high schools
Cities look for a savior to transform their school systems, lasting reform takes a sustained, community-wide effort
Our traditional, time-based education system advances students based primarily on their age, regardless of their depth of understanding.
Wells Fargo is learning a hard and correct lesson—that performance incentives need to be realistic, that results must be checked, and that managers must question rosy results.
Today’s dispute over comparability marks the midpoint in a decades-long struggle over whether districts have a right to skimp on funding their most troubled schools.
Can the portfolio strategy in New Orleans still fog a mirror, or is it dead as Jay Greene has just announced? It looks pretty lively, with all public school kids in charter schools and results improving steadily.
Mike Kirst’s review of our book, A Democratic Constitution for Public Education, is insightful and constructive and raises important questions about how our proposal would work in practice.