Leaders from the charter sector have founded three innovative teacher education programs.
Charter schools, state standards and snow days are featured in the latest issue.
An opinion piece by Delaware Governor Jack Markell ignores all we’ve learned about private school choice.
Amid way too much talk about testing and the Common Core, not enough attention is being paid to what parents will actually learn about their children’s achievement when results are finally released from the recent round of state assessments .
If you read this list and think it doesn’t quite square with why you went into teaching, your pension plan may not be working in your best interests (or the best interest of schools and students).
The 2015 Substitute Teacher of the Year award has been given to Josephine Brewington by Kelly Educational Staffing, the largest provider of substitute teachers in the U.S.
Ref Rodriguez, the co-founder of a charter school, won a seat on the school board in Los Angeles this week.
The transfer program has allowed 2,000-plus students to have the opportunity for a better education and has launched a robust conversation about how to turn around struggling school districts.
To be a good reader you need an understanding of literature, art, music, history, and the sciences — that is, you need a liberal arts education.
What can policymakers do to bring school reform to rural America? Experts are taking a fresh look.
How decisions teachers make about instruction shape the implementation of the Common Core
In a powerful article in the Washington Post, Eli Saslow takes readers inside the world of an unemployed single father in Milwaukee trying to find a job and give his daughter a better life.
I suspect one of the toughest parts of this job will be projecting a sense of urgency about necessary reforms while heralding the very good things taking place
It’s still too soon to gauge whether the opt-out movement is a true groundswell of opposition, a union-driven blip on the radar, or something in between.
Many states have been defining “proficient” at levels dramatically below the level that would indicate that kids are on track for college and career. But that is about to end.
A report released this week examines the gap in most states between the proficiency rates their students achieve on state tests and the proficiency rates they achieve on NAEP.
We’re looking to hire a communications consultant at Education Next to work on press releases, media relations, social media, and more. Start date will be June 1.
It’s not hard to understand the appeal of these Turnaround School Districts. For one: nothing else has worked in the turnaround space, at least not at scale.
Nationwide high school graduation rates reached a record high of 81.4 percent in 2013, in part due to a rise in graduation rates among minority and low-income students, according to a report released this week.
To make sense of the facts, we need to look closely at the role of the teachers’ unions in New York and New Jersey.
A case that the Supreme Court might decide to hear this fall could have a huge impact on the power of teachers unions… and also police unions.
The draft School Quality Snapshot says clearly and unambiguously that the days of measuring a school by academic performance in New York City are over.
Match Beyond combines College for America, the disruptive, online university, with a relatively new college and jobs services division of Match Education, a charter management organization.