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Some of the disparity in suspension rates may stem from racism or variations in discipline policies but some may stem from differences in student behavior—differences driven by poverty and the other out-of-school factors.
Perhaps these studies went widely unnoticed because they contradict popular narratives about student debt that imply the loan program ought to be more generous and lenient.
States face many practical challenges when it comes to accountability, such as the need to strike a balance between being supportive without simply being squishy.
For decades, the education world has stereotyped Asians as a “model minority” and left them out of the education dialogue. For most ed. reformers, Asians aren’t even an afterthought.
The scrutiny given to the documents states drafted to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act may be pulling us further away from responsible accountability systems and public leadership.
Some key takeaways from Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, Elizabeth Bobst and Nancy Mangum, authors of Leading Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Implementing School Change.
A new study finds that participation in the state’s tax credit scholarship program has not shifted toward schools with weaker track records of improving student outcomes.
Students do better when they’ve been fed. And sharing a meal ends the free-food stigma, while giving kids a chance to practice teamwork.
The nation has a vital interest in its future citizens’ acquiring the knowledge and skills without which they will struggle to contribute to the commonweal.
Summit Public Schools’ personalized-learning model, known as the Summit Learning Program (SLP), is replicating rapidly.
We must try to set rigorous outcome-based standards for credit-recovery courses with rigorous assessments.
The cover of the Winter 2018 issue features the 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform.
That so many ed reformers have steered clear of advocating for proven curricula speaks volumes about how resistant our culture is to anything that puts limits on individual autonomy.
We need to face up to the findings of three decades of research on the effects of test-based accountability and engage in a vigorous debate about how best to move forward
There’s been an infuriating log-jam between those who argue technology is a distraction at best and those who argue it is an extremely positive force.
Bachelor’s degree completion gaps make it much harder to achieve a teaching force whose diversity mirrors that of the student population.
When Congress enacted the Every Student Succeeds Act, many reformers voiced concern that states would give up on rigorous accountability systems.
This week’s election of a teachers’ union-backed slate of school board candidates in Douglas County, Colorado is a major setback for school choice.
How assessments are administered and results are reported can make a difference.