Carl Boisrond of NPR describes the findings of a new study that looks more closely at the impact on students of having a teacher of the same race.
The overlap in the population between those applying to college and those with a criminal record is bigger than many realize,
The Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General released a faulty audit of a highly innovative model that complies with both the spirit and letter of the law.
The Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hear a case involving the agency fees that teachers and other public employees are required to pay to unions even if they choose not to join the unions.
Harvard’s Dan Koretz is just out with a thoughtful, immensely readable book that takes dead aim at test-based accountability.
Here’s what we think our new study means—and doesn’t mean—for both state-led and federal efforts to expand school choice.
In the News: Denver’s Ambitious Home Visit Program Works to Build Bridges Between Parents and Teachers
In Denver, teachers from the Denver Public Schools have visited hundreds of students and their families at home in the weeks since school started.
Why are the unions not more concerned about a new study finding that 28% of district teachers miss more than ten days of school for personal and sick leave?
If civic virtue and a shared commitment to the common good are primary objects of schooling, a strong case can be made that school choice helps, not hinders, that mission
Research shows that racial and ethnic minority students are less likely to be identified for special education than white students when you take other student characteristics into account.
28.3 percent of teachers in traditional public schools miss eleven or more days of school for illness or personal reasons.
More than half of current U.S. college students think it’s OK to shout down a speaker who says offensive things.
There’s a lot of wisdom in Tinkering Toward Utopia and So Much Reform, So Little Change.
In the News: Innovation Schools Saw Some of the Largest Gains on ISTEP in Indianapolis Public Schools
In Indianapolis, many of the schools that saw the biggest gains in passing rates on state tests were innovation schools, which have been given full autonomy.
Figuring out how to help districts thrive in a high-choice environment is one of the toughest challenges out there.
While there is disagreement over whether the Common Core standards are improving student performance, most states that adopted the standards are still using them.
In 1995, the state of New Jersey took control of the public schools in Newark.
Let’s stop asking urban districts to try to be something they aren’t.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will deliver the keynote address at “The Future of School Choice” on September 28, 2017
Are most schools accredited? Is accreditation required? Does accreditation even matter?
An interview with Joel Rose, co-founder and CEO of Teach to One, a venture that helps schools redesign classrooms and curricula to customize teaching and learning.
Like mud bricks made without straw, Maryland’s accountability plan is sure to crumble.
Many students start the academic year with achievement levels lower than where they were at the beginning of summer break.
Jim Ryan, currently dean of the Harvard Graduate School of education and a scholar of law and education, will be U.Va.’s next president.
The hyperbole that greeted the nothingburger of Trump’s budget swamped the chance to discuss whether some federal education spending should be cut.