‘It’s Not My Problem!’ Why Charter Schools and Districts Need to Work Together on the Politics of School Closure
Failure to find politically viable pathways to replacing low-performing schools can bring both district improvement strategies and charter growth to a halt.
For those concerned, I want to offer some words of solace: K–12 public schools are not getting disrupted.
The response of the DeVos Department of Education to Delawares ESSA plan has provoked a full-fledged kerfluffle
In a knowledge-based economy, early employment gains with vocational training may lead to later problems when specific skills become obsolete and workers lack the ability to adjust to a changed economic environment.
Results from a national survey of high school student engagement.
Mainstream, time-tested, once uncontroversial conservative sentiments have been labeled offensive by the same voices who wonder what happened to the responsible right.
If the Trump administration decides to proceed with a tax credit proposal, it will have important decisions to make with regard to faith and federalism.
A new study finds that principals do differentiate their teachers’ performance, but formal personnel ratings don’t reflect this differentiation.
Cleveland’s leaders understood that when school choice breaks down in the real world, government and its partners have a role to play to make it work better for families and cities.
Pooling data across years and grades may provide an opportunity to include students in accountability systems in cases where subgroup size is otherwise too small.
Teaching has been transformed into a performance-based profession that provides recognition, responsibility, collegiality, support, and significant compensation
Trump’s apprenticeship expansion will not substitute for our failing K-12 schooling system.
The Supreme Court closed out its Spring 2017 term this morning by announcing its opinion in a case with potential implications for private school choice.
The Trump administration seeks to cut funding for the Federal Work-Study program by nearly 50 percent, from $990 million to $500 million, and to reform the program.
A new study examines the connection between teacher reports about behavior when students are 11 and later life outcomes for those students.
Education reform is hard. Doing it well is at least as much about discipline and precision as it is about passion.
Making school choice work requires engaged and mobilized families who can help address the human side of choice and competition in schools.
Looking behind the hype on sexual assault enforcement
The centerpiece of Success Academy’s online offering is its K–4 English language arts curriculum.
This week, Hanna Skandera wrapped up her final day after nearly seven years in office. She was one of the nation’s longest-serving state chiefs,
After the Secretary promised to provide states wide latitude in implementing ESSA, the DeVos team seems to be misreading the law, the substantive issues, and the politics.
The fact that overall funding progressivity remains low despite two decades of reforms suggests a troubling lack of progress on equitable funding of public schools.