Perhaps these studies went widely unnoticed because they contradict popular narratives about student debt that imply the loan program ought to be more generous and lenient.
States face many practical challenges when it comes to accountability, such as the need to strike a balance between being supportive without simply being squishy.
High school students in Boston will get to sleep later next year, the Boston Globe reports. Most high schools will start at or after 8:00 am.
Teachers in most states need to earn a certain number of professional development credits in order to renew their licenses, but as Stephen Sawchuk explains in Ed Week’s Teacher magazine, what we have today is “a bewildering array of providers offering education credits” and nobody in charge of ensuring quality.
In the News: How Effective Is Your School District? A New Measure Shows Where Students Learn the Most
New data from researchers at Stanford allows us to see where students are making the largest gains from year to year. And an interactive graphic created by the New York Times lets readers click on individual school districts to see how they are doing.
For decades, the education world has stereotyped Asians as a “model minority” and left them out of the education dialogue. For most ed. reformers, Asians aren’t even an afterthought.
The scrutiny given to the documents states drafted to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act may be pulling us further away from responsible accountability systems and public leadership.
Some key takeaways from Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Elizabeth Bobst and Nancy Mangum, authors of Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change.
A new study finds that participation in the state’s tax credit scholarship program has not shifted toward schools with weaker track records of improving student outcomes.
Students do better when they’ve been fed. And sharing a meal ends the free-food stigma, while giving kids a chance to practice teamwork.
Three charter schools in Washington, D.C. that are “diverse by design,” aiming to attract students of all races, are the subject of an article in US News.
The nation has a vital interest in its future citizens’ acquiring the knowledge and skills without which they will struggle to contribute to the commonweal.
Summit Public Schools’ personalized-learning model, known as the Summit Learning Program (SLP), is replicating rapidly.
The research is unequivocal: Laptops distract from learning, both for users and for those around them.
We must try to set rigorous outcome-based standards for credit-recovery courses with rigorous assessments.
The cover of the Winter 2018 issue features the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform.
That so many ed reformers have steered clear of advocating for proven curricula speaks volumes about how resistant our culture is to anything that puts limits on individual autonomy.
Last week, officials from the U.S. Department of Education met with critics of school discipline policies that were put in place under the Obama administration.
Jason Kamras, the 2005 National Teacher of the Year, will be the next superintendent of Richmond Public Schools.
We need to face up to the findings of three decades of research on the effects of test-based accountability and engage in a vigorous debate about how best to move forward
There’s been an infuriating log-jam between those who argue technology is a distraction at best and those who argue it is an extremely positive force.
Bachelor’s degree completion gaps make it much harder to achieve a teaching force whose diversity mirrors that of the student population.
Sometimes called hybrid colleges, these programs aim to help low-income students earn college degrees.