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.
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.
Online learning allows educators to reach students from anywhere in the country and experts to supplement traditional teaching,
What HBO host John Oliver says about charter schools is not what education reformers should be worried about.
The results of three recent polls on education policy should provide interesting fodder for the winners of state and national elections.
What would it take to infuse U.S. schools with practices that actually help kids learn?
At a panel discussion this Friday, education researchers, change agents, community- and thought-leaders, and policy makers will discuss what we’ve learned about the country’s views on K-12 education over the past decade.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that all public schools in the state must delay the start of classes until after Labor Day and end the school year by June 15.
We need to focus more on why so many college-accepted high school seniors decide not to attend their chosen universities during the summer months before freshman year.
A new report offers constructive recommendations for improving virtual schools—and online learning and schooling more generally.
Last week was billed as the Trump campaign’s big “education week.” If you didn’t notice, that’s okay. I don’t think Trump did either.
Parental choice in education has seen great success, and stories of students’ changed lives and parents’ and policymakers’ acts of courage are all around us.
School is back in session in many places. And yet, state test results from last spring are still trickling out.
Education reform circa 2016 is politically orphaned, loath to ask much of fair-weather friends, and too morally exhausted and intimidated by “social justice” crusaders to defend its successes.
The overwhelming majority of states provide schools with few incentives to focus on their high-achieving students.