Are most schools accredited? Is accreditation required? Does accreditation even matter?
An interview with Joel Rose, co-founder and CEO of Teach to One, a venture that helps schools redesign classrooms and curricula to customize teaching and learning.
Like mud bricks made without straw, Maryland’s accountability plan is sure to crumble.
Many students start the academic year with achievement levels lower than where they were at the beginning of summer break.
The hyperbole that greeted the nothingburger of Trump’s budget swamped the chance to discuss whether some federal education spending should be cut.
An interview with the founder of NetGravity, Rocketship, and Zeal
A survey of school leaders that found they were spending 19 days a year on superfluous paperwork due to the state’s new teacher-evaluation system.
researchED is a professional development organization that aims to build the research literacy of educators.
The first step to gaining back and building support for charter schools is to hold them accountable for providing a quality education.
The New York Times ran an interminable front-page piece on Sunday raising doubts about the ethics and propriety of teachers who promote commercial products.
Step into any college lecture and you’ll find a sea of students with laptops and tablets open, typing as the professor speaks.
What do students learn from field trips to see live theater? As it turns out, quite a lot.
We need more nimble systems that can accommodate flexible and timely progression decisions based on clear learning objectives, transparent definitions of proficiency and a strong embedded formative assessment system.
We’re back with our annual look at who is dominating Twitter and other forms of social media in the education policy world.
The just released PDK survey of U. S. adults reveals an upward shift in public support for vouchers of 10 percentage points over the past four years, with 8 of those percentage points gained since 2015
A school’s approach to student discipline and classroom management is a profound reflection of somebody’s value system.
In 2002, years before the current fervor over personalized learning, the state of Florida embraced a primitive form of the concept with its test-based promotion policy.
The editors of the Economist lay down several key precepts that are very much worth keeping in mind as we move forward.
For the first time, any student anywhere can take free, top-quality courses online that lead to full academic credit at 2,900 traditional colleges.
The Texas blend – legislative commitment to higher quality, better oversight, and supportive partners that help charter schools diagnose and solve problems – is a promising one.
A collaboration between a nonprofit and a city won a $10 million grant from XQ Super School Project to open Powderhouse.
In this post, I’ll discuss the third step, rethink the conventional wisdom of the traditional and reform sectors in budgeting, programming, and parent engagement.
For district leaders, tuning out the education reform debate is the first big step in adapting to—and surviving—charter growth.
But is the parent marketplace a good enough mechanism for gauging and producing effective schools of choice?
The content that teachers deliver in the classroom matters just as much as how effectively they deliver it.