Joel Rose of New Classrooms responds to the concerns about personalized learning expressed by Larry Berger of Amplify.
Will the flat national trends continue? Did the switch to tablet-based assessments have an impact on the scores? What’s the story in D.C, Indiana, Miami, Chicago, and California?
Eager to seize on their “moment,” reformers tend to make the same mistakes time and again.
Katharine Strunk and Paul Bruno find a link between how prospective teachers rate on a tool used to screen them and their later performance on the job.
A number of large-scale reforms have given students more options for completing remediation quickly, and more ways to avoid it altogether.
These will be the school districts to watch when the newest NAEP scores are released in early April.
Black students who have a same-race teacher are less likely to experience exclusionary discipline.
Texas districts can use Title I resources to start new schools rather than just work to turn around low-performing ones.
States should work with teacher prep programs to produce candidates that are more aligned to their needs.
Twenty three education policy wonks (or teams of wonks) answered this question as part of Fordham’s 2018 Wonkathon
We are facing some real challenges in obtaining the high-quality, diverse teacher workforce that we need.
Charters are making a rebound—at least among Republicans and African Americans.
Newspeak plays a central role in the latest Center for American Progress (CAP) broadside against the idea of low-income parents choosing private schools for their children .
Approximately 18 percent of Michigan third graders have been formally investigated by Child Protective Services for possible exposure to abuse or neglect.
The District of Columbia, Indiana, and Tennessee clearly have momentum going into the 2017 NAEP release, with the broadest gains in both subjects and grade levels
If we want to preserve urban Catholic education, we need savvy fiscal experts and business leaders who can help build sustainable institutions in a fiercely competitive environment.
Standards-based reforms, choice-based reforms, and an expanded NAEP came to dominate education reform discussions in the report’s wake.
Power and the West Virginia teachers’ strike
Learning from the long-term effects of school choice
An interview with Dan Goldhaber about new research on the impact of disadvantaged kids being assigned less effective teachers.
Congress can take significant steps in the next Higher Education Act toward designing a system that will better serve both borrowers and taxpayers and generate evidence to support bolder policymaking in the future.
Supporters of free college proposals in the U.S. often look to Europe for case studies, but Chile may actually provide a better comparative study.
How have U.S. students performed over the past twenty-five years on NAEP?
Would schools, teachers, and students be better off if states had not implemented evaluation reforms at all? I suspect not.
We should not discount unions’ ability to adapt their political strategies to find influence even when the pendulum is swinging away from their interests.