Our education governance system, lamented and disparaged as it often is, is one of the least understood aspects of American K–12 schooling.
In the midst of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s controversial 2011 budget bill, many warned that the state’s public employees, including teachers, would retire in droves.
In 2014 the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice, acting together, sent every school district a letter asking local officials to avoid racial bias when suspending or expelling students.
… the results of teacher evaluations are used to give teachers better on-the-job training and meaningful opportunities for advancement.
Teachers are much more likely to move within a state than to cross state lines.
It’s time to review the progress of the charter movement and the challenges that lie ahead, what we’ve done right as well as where we’ve gone astray..
Gauging Public Opinion on Parental Opt-out, Charters, Common Core and Vouchers
Gauging public opinion on parental opt-out, charters, Common Core and vouchers
CNN’s story relies on the results of one study that is limited in what it can tell us, but CNN even gets its main findings wrong.
What should we take away from News Corp.’s recent announcement that it is writing off losses stemming from its digital education wing Amplify?
New Orleans is just one chapter in the much bigger story of a shift from a single government operator of schools to an array of nonprofit operators.
It’s August, which means it’s time for my annual list of top Twitter feeds in education policy.
When it comes to fundamental principles and practices regarding K–12 education, the American public is generally pretty sensible and steadfast.
The data simply don’t support the notion that teachers are leaving schools in droves in response to recent education reforms.
Are opinions about the Common Core driven by the public debate broadcast in the media or are they rooted in direct knowledge about what is happening in schools?
On Wednesday, Campbell Brown and the American Federation for Children will host an education policy summit in New Hampshire with at least six of the GOP presidential contenders. Here’s what I hope they will say.
Communities rarely embrace tough trade-offs. We need to lean on school boards and superintendents to take their fiduciary responsibilities seriously.
We put teachers in a tough spot, asking them to motivate their students to excel at learning and also asking them to give their students grades.
If the ESEA renewal processes gets across the finish line, the federal government will have much less power than it does today.
Next week’s Education Summit in New Hampshire will give voters a chance to learn about the Republican candidates’ views on education.
Julie Young’s new venture offers international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country and from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning.
Earlier this year, Forbes released a celebration of edu-wunderkinds, its “30 under 30” in education.
A new study finds that when recessions hit, both men and women are less likely to want to become teachers and instead turn to fields like accounting and engineering.