Making school choice work requires engaged and mobilized families who can help address the human side of choice and competition in schools.
In hundreds of schools, educators seek to build stronger relationships with parents and equip families with tools to reinforce classroom concepts at home.
Looking behind the hype on sexual assault enforcement
The centerpiece of Success Academy’s online offering is its K–4 English language arts curriculum.
This week, Hanna Skandera wrapped up her final day after nearly seven years in office. She was one of the nation’s longest-serving state chiefs,
In the News: Montessori Was the Original Personalized Learning. Now, 100 Years Later, Wildflower Is Reinventing the Model
Wildlflower Montessori, a micro-school in Cambridge, Mass. with 15 students, two teachers, and no principal, is one of 11 Wildflower schools in a loose network.
After the Secretary promised to provide states wide latitude in implementing ESSA, the DeVos team seems to be misreading the law, the substantive issues, and the politics.
The fact that overall funding progressivity remains low despite two decades of reforms suggests a troubling lack of progress on equitable funding of public schools.
Just how much do gains on reading and math gains on state tests tell us about school quality?
The former founder and CEO of the California Charter School Association, as well as former board president of the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Caprice Young now leads the Magnolia Public Schools.
In an opinion piece for the New York Times, Richard Reeves gives an overview of the argument of his new book on the American upper middle class and how its members understand their own position.
Chartering has been used to allow communities to innovate in ways that traditional district schools cannot.
In Ohio, the state superintendent has proposed that the state stop administering standardized tests in subjects like art, music, and gym.
On Thursday morning, the Fordham Institute and the Knowledge Alliance are bringing together policy wonks and academics to discuss whether and how we can build better bridges across the research-to-policy divide.
When I observed classrooms and interviewed teachers and administrators, the thing that stood out was high-quality teaching practices, inspired and supported by effective school leadership.
I wouldn’t have expected it, but events of the last 24 hours have got me in a surprisingly chipper mood.
David Kirp looks at how CUNY is enrolling students in an intensive, counseling-heavy program that helps them quickly get on track to their degrees instead of getting bogged down in remedial courses.
The prize goes to a charter network that demonstrates outstanding academic outcomes among low-income students and students of color.
Medicaid insulates disadvantaged children from some of the adverse experiences that keep them from succeeding in school.
Online courses for college students can improve access, yet they also are challenging, especially for the least well-prepared students.
Interdistrict open enrollment can help many kids, but in Ohio, some public school districts remain less than “open to all.”
High schools are increasingly holding end-of-year college signing ceremonies, which borrow heavily from more traditional NCAA signing events, when student-athletes announce their Division 1 college choice.
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