After more than two decades of state supervision, Newark’s public schools are slated to return to local control.
Many teachers find themselves on a pathway to burnout, but it doesn’t have to be this way.
We all want schools to be filled with professionals who exhibit a passion for doing their job well.
A survey of kids from abroad who have attended U.S. high schools about what they think about U.S. education and their American peers.
The distance families are able and willing to travel may be more important for expanding school choice than the type of school the policy provides access to.
Accusations that charters don’t want to deal with special-ed costs and challenges are getting us — and our children — nowhere.
For starters, Colorado uses a bona fide growth model to gauge the progress a school is making with students.
Creating and sustaining a massive new federally-fueled voucher program will take more than a miracle. It will take three miracles.
Future efforts at discipline reform must reflect fundamental fairness while also ensuring orderly schools and welcoming learning environments.
A number of new research studies are beginning to investigate some more nuanced questions with regard to charters.
The Effect of Louisiana’s Voucher Program on School Integration: A Response to The Century Foundation
As the lead author of the 2017 Louisiana study referenced in this report, I must address Potter’s misrepresentation of our research.
While technocrats have been trying to centralize and homogenize and control everything about education, school choice and charters have done the exact opposite.
A chat with Martin West
There are a number of serious methodological challenges involved in empirical research on how education policies affect ethnic segregation.
I may have my own ideas about what makes a good school, I just don’t believe that I have the right to impose my views on you.
A large-scale reduction requires hiring massively more teachers, dipping deeper and deeper into the applicant pool.
There are over 3,000 magnets across more than 600 school districts within 34 states, but they have received less attention in the research literature than charters.
Students and teachers report that schools are less orderly and more violent after suspension policies were changed.
Introduction of vouchers leads to higher outcomes for pupils remaining in public schools.
There is broad public support for more government spending on childcare as long as that spending does not result in another unfunded entitlement that worsens the deficit
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Choice exists to allow parents to educate their children in accordance with their own needs, desires and values.
Everything anyone needs to know about school choice – who benefits from it and who opposes it – was summarized in the first few minutes of the movie Hidden Figures … and in the trailer right before it.
The vast majority of alternative programs — 87 percent — are run by traditional school districts not charters.
In an environment where young rural adults already suffer from isolation and low economic opportunity, the shorter school week could exacerbate their problems.