A new report examines the economic impact of meeting a goal of bringing all children up to a level of basic skills.
Leaders from the charter sector have founded three innovative teacher education programs.
An opinion piece by Delaware Governor Jack Markell ignores all we’ve learned about private school choice.
Amid way too much talk about testing and the Common Core, not enough attention is being paid to what parents will actually learn about their children’s achievement when results are finally released from the recent round of state assessments .
If you read this list and think it doesn’t quite square with why you went into teaching, your pension plan may not be working in your best interests (or the best interest of schools and students).
The transfer program has allowed 2,000-plus students to have the opportunity for a better education and has launched a robust conversation about how to turn around struggling school districts.
To be a good reader you need an understanding of literature, art, music, history, and the sciences — that is, you need a liberal arts education.
How decisions teachers make about instruction shape the implementation of the Common Core
I suspect one of the toughest parts of this job will be projecting a sense of urgency about necessary reforms while heralding the very good things taking place
It’s still too soon to gauge whether the opt-out movement is a true groundswell of opposition, a union-driven blip on the radar, or something in between.
Many states have been defining “proficient” at levels dramatically below the level that would indicate that kids are on track for college and career. But that is about to end.
What are the general lessons to be learned from the many case studies of successful chartering?
It’s not hard to understand the appeal of these Turnaround School Districts. For one: nothing else has worked in the turnaround space, at least not at scale.
The draft School Quality Snapshot says clearly and unambiguously that the days of measuring a school by academic performance in New York City are over.
Match Beyond combines College for America, the disruptive, online university, with a relatively new college and jobs services division of Match Education, a charter management organization.
Some 3,000 students in Arizona and Florida are now using education savings accounts, more than half of them children with special needs.
The revision of the teacher licensing system in Massachusetts contributed significantly to the long-lasting effects of the state’s first-class standards.
Though fraught with controversy and political peril, shuttering bad schools might just be a saving grace for students who need the best education they can get.
I’ve spent a good bit of time looking into a wide range of issues associated with the tough conditions faced by millions of city kids and what we might do to offer these boys and girls better opportunities.
The achievement scores of black, Hispanic, and low-income students have increased dramatically.
There are ways to far better serve millions of low-income kids than the turnaround- and district-focused strategies of the last several generations.
The Digital Learning Report Card looks at programs adopted by states to expand competency-based education.
Not only is middle school content finding its way into college classrooms, college credit is being awarded for learning it.