Connecting to Practice

How we can put education research to work

How Family Background Influences Student Achievement

Can schools narrow the gap?

The Immensity of The Coleman Data Project

Gaining clarity on the report’s flaws will improve future research

Schools of Choice

Expanding opportunity for urban minority students

In Schools, Teacher Quality Matters Most

Today’s research reinforces Coleman’s findings

After Common Core, States Set Rigorous Standards

Forty-five states raise the student proficiency bar

Desegregation Since the Coleman Report

Racial composition of schools and student learning

Game Plan for Learning

Building on Coleman’s early theories, new academic competitions motivate students to achieve

What Matters for Student Achievement

Updating Coleman on the influence of families and schools

The Life and Times of James S. Coleman

Hero and villain of school policy research

Learning English

Accountability, Common Core, and the college-for-all movement are transforming instruction

Teachers Unions at Risk of Losing “Agency Fees”

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association could fundamentally alter the education labor landscape

Civil Wrongs

Federal equity initiative promotes paperwork, not equality

The 2015 EdNext Poll on School Reform

Public thinking on testing, opt out, common core, unions, and more

Good News for New Orleans

Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement

The New Orleans OneApp

Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice

The Myth About the Special Education Gap

Charter enrollments driven by parental choices, not discriminatory policies

Wisconsin High Schools Learn from New PISA Test

International comparison drives efforts to improve

The Origins of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

Excerpts from No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior’s Life from Black Power to Education 

What Explains Success at Success Academy?

Charter network focuses on what is being taught, and how

States Raise Proficiency Standards in Math and Reading

Commitments to Common Core may be driving the proficiency bar upward

More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters

A political game changer for public school choice?

Boot Camps for Charter Boards

Finding and training civic-minded leaders

School Reform for Rural America

Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education

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