If the four Supreme Court justices who sided with Friedrichs vote to hear Mark Janus’s case, and if Neil Gorsuch votes according to expectations, agency fees could be dead by the end of the court’s next term.
Maybe it’s just me, but I suspect that Trump’s energetic support is one of the worst things that could happen to school choice
Chartering has not been a single experiment or the product of a single vision, theory or doctrine.
If your partisan values are more important to you than your education reform values, perhaps you should ask yourself if you are in the right place, at the right time, doing the thing that is best for you and your beliefs.
In the New York Times, Natasha Singer takes a skeptical look at the involvement of tech entrepreneurs in school reform efforts
What Betsy DeVos should say when asked whether schools accepting vouchers can refuse to admit LGBTQ students.
It’s students who benefit from tax-credit scholarships
The Disinvestment Hypothesis: Don’t Blame State Budget Cuts for Rising Tuition at Public Universities
Surprisingly, researchers and the media have demanded very little evidence before concluding that state funding cuts are causing tuition to rise.
And will private schools be required to follow civil rights laws if they accept vouchers?
Here are a few reasons why blended learning may not live up to its time-saving potential.
Schools can struggle to pull off a shift to personalized learning, especially among more veteran teachers wedded to old ways.
Spencer Campbell was making too little money to live on when he was a classroom teacher so he left the classroom to be an administrator.
A new report finds that pensions do little to attract new talent and even less to retain it. In fact, the opposite is true.
State ESSA plans are the kind of pointless paper exercise demanded by 21st century bureaucracy. The only thing that matters is what states and districts actually do after they’ve submitted their plans.
When a politician reviews your proposal, he or she is asking a fundamental and self-interested question: Does this get me more friends or make me more enemies?
A proposal from a group in Oakland was one of the winners in last year’s XQ Super School Project competition, aimed at reinventing the American high school.
Changing school start times could boost learning at a very low cost.
The obstacles are immense and the likelihood of these insights being applied on a large scale in the United States anytime soon are lamentably tiny.
In an op-ed for Real Clear Education, Paul Peterson notes that public opinion surveys are finding that public support for vouchers is growing.
I had a three-part reaction: it’s not that big a deal; the cuts are generally reasonable and some are even brave; but the budget as a whole is so problematic that I’ve no desire to defend it.
In the News: How Two Business-Savvy Nonprofits Are Breathing New Life Into Philadelphia’s Struggling Catholic Schools
Preserving traditional Catholic education while adding education reform elements has been the goal.
While “we” felt the system needed to be upended in a variety of ways, lots of folks didn’t.
Let’s make sure not to break learning into little bits and scraps and bytes of disparate skills, disconnected from an inspiring, coherent whole.