In St. Louis, a substantial boost to pension benefits did not boost teacher retention.
Mandatory grade retention is clearly popular, at least among many state legislators. But is it good policy?
Higher education reform increasingly feels like a rerun of the past two decades of K-12 reform—only on a 15 year time delay.
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Nevada yesterday upheld the constitutionality of the nation’s most expansive educational choice law
Education Reform has taken the counter-productive path of focusing narrowly on identifying the “scientifically” validated techniques to maximize math and reading test scores.
As the hype around virtual reality in education swells, new developments show that the movement may have some staying power this time around.
Three recent experiences have served to remind me how much I miss—and how much the country and the cause of better education were diminished by the loss of—the late Albert Shanker, who passed away in 1997.
Education has mostly stayed on the sidelines of this race. That hints at what’s ahead for education, but it also says even more about this race and the state of American politics today.
Earlier this month the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) released a report with the worrying title, “A Coming Crisis in Teaching? Teacher Supply, Demand, and Shortages in the U.S.”
Maybe today’s technology can finally make a progressive teaching approach more doable for teachers and students in more classrooms.
School failure is no longer the United States’ most pressing educational problem—mediocrity is.
Education is clearly not a top-tier issue for the public right now, but it’s also nowhere near the bottom.
Policymakers may be surprised to learn that the federal government already offers a broad and generous — maybe too generous — loan repayment program for public service workers.
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,