DPS offers a free eight-week summer camp to all students in the district to help prevent summer learning loss.
The inherent strengths of Catholic education—a focus on values, faith formation, and academic rigor, coupled with the belief that all children can succeed—are as sturdy a foundation as they have always been.
Mr. Secretary, I am writing to suggest two very specific changes to the proposed rule that your department published regarding the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
When PBL is deployed, the object may be “deeper learning,” but the outcome is definitely narrower, potentially excluding other critical knowledge and skills.
While closing a school often sparks protests, and sometimes even legal action, a new study finds that school closures that took place in New York City between 2000 and 2014 benefited students.
In New York, slightly more students opted out of the Common Core aligned state test this spring than did last year,
The Zuckerberg gift made a massive difference in the lives of children in Newark, and continues to do so today.
Given the dysfunction of the larger system within which they must work, how much should we focus on recruiting great leaders for traditional public schools and school districts?
In the News: No Consensus Against Using Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations, Contra Democratic Platform
The Democratic party platform states that researchers have rejected use of test scores, but that’s not accurate.
A shoutout during Bill Clinton’s speech is bringing new attention to a program offering parents home visits from a coach.
With excitement over new gadgets and possibilities, schools and edtech entrepreneurs alike often miss a key step: defining what the ideal student experience should look like absent technology.
What does the Democratic party’s education platform have to say about school reform?
Imagine a world where the summer, weekend, and after-school experiences of the poor aren’t as radically different as they are for the rich.
Congratulations to Andy Smarick, longtime contributor to Education Next and the EdNext blog.
This weekend, education historian and Common Core-opponent Diane Ravitch railed against the standards and assessments in a New York Times op-ed.
The key to creating conditions that sincerely celebrate diversity may lie in focusing the attention of our children on what makes us one country.
The Fordham Institute recently released a study on the academic impact of Ohio’s flagship school choice program.
Massachusetts voters will weigh in this fall in a referendum on whether to increase the number of charter schools in the state
Ever wanted to work less and earn more? It’s difficult to pull off, but the majority of teacher pension plans actually incentivize employees to exit at a predetermined age, quietly penalizing those who continue to work.
It’s easy for policymakers and the public to embrace high standards in principle. But when policymakers seek to hold students, teachers, and schools accountable for those standards by using the results from aligned assessments, support is far more likely to falter.
We estimate that state government and local school districts combined would save between $8 million and $58 million per year under an ESA program.
Without talking about grit or perseverance, competency-based learning systematically embeds the building of those skills into its design and fabric.
Colorado has done the right thing in making the teaching profession at least somewhat contingent on performance. The state should create a retirement system that matches that expectation.
Breakthrough innovations come from finding ways to use new technologies to rethink old processes.