Rather than seeing technology as either a threat to or poor substitute for teachers, we need to determine how best to use technology to enhance teachers’ capabilities.
Trump has spent at least half his adult life as a Democrat, has been on every side of every major issue, and seems wholly unacquainted with the Constitution.
Somewhere between 10 and 30 percent of all new teachers are hired after the school year begins.
Personalized learning will not help students if they are working with content that is below their capacity.
On NPR, Anya Kamenetz reports on a study that finds that sixth graders who attend K-8 schools do better than sixth graders who attend middle schools.
The notion that charter enrollment presents a net cost of over $400 million to districts is incomplete and misleading.
As we created the design challenge, we considered the past record and drew from the collective experience.
Everybody is scared to touch special education, much less fundamentally alter it.
This November, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to decide whether to expand the state’s quota on charter schools.
Last week, the organizers of “XQ: The Super School Project” announced the ten winners of its competition to reimagine the American high school. Each winner took home $10 million to help turn its design into reality.
Emphatically yes, says his closest aide and fellow civil rights legend, Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker.
Online learning allows educators to reach students from anywhere in the country and experts to supplement traditional teaching,
This week, the IES launched a new version of its What Works Clearinghouse that allows school and district leaders to search for research-proven programs based on the specific characteristics of their schools.
What HBO host John Oliver says about charter schools is not what education reformers should be worried about.
The results of three recent polls on education policy should provide interesting fodder for the winners of state and national elections.
What would it take to infuse U.S. schools with practices that actually help kids learn?
At a panel discussion this Friday, education researchers, change agents, community- and thought-leaders, and policy makers will discuss what we’ve learned about the country’s views on K-12 education over the past decade.
Nicholson Baker’s new book about 28 days he spent as a substitute teacher is getting a good bit of negative attention.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that all public schools in the state must delay the start of classes until after Labor Day and end the school year by June 15.
We need to focus more on why so many college-accepted high school seniors decide not to attend their chosen universities during the summer months before freshman year.
In the News: Online Education Startup, Byju’s, Becomes Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s First Investment in Asia
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropic organization created by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, is making an investment in a startup in India that offers personalized learning services to students.
An increase in the number of children from troubled families reduces test scores for other students in the class and increases peer disciplinary infractions.
Educators with high hopes of preventing teen pregnancy have assigned their students computerized baby dolls, programmed to cry, coo, and make life complicated, just like a real baby. A new study finds that the program may encourage teen pregnancy.