Why has support for the schools declined and what could turn that around?
If the Court rules against agency fees it would cause teachers unions’ membership to shrink and the unions’ political and economic wings to be clipped.
DeVos delivered a strong speech, articulating points that aren’t made often or forcefully enough.
The Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General released a faulty audit of a highly innovative model that complies with both the spirit and letter of the law.
The Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hear a case involving the agency fees that teachers and other public employees are required to pay to unions even if they choose not to join the unions.
Why are the unions not more concerned about a new study finding that 28% of district teachers miss more than ten days of school for personal and sick leave?
Let’s stop asking urban districts to try to be something they aren’t.
A storied guarantee looks to accountability 2.0
But Blaine Amendments stand, for now
The hyperbole that greeted the nothingburger of Trump’s budget swamped the chance to discuss whether some federal education spending should be cut.
The first step to gaining back and building support for charter schools is to hold them accountable for providing a quality education.
The need for deliberation, not demagoguery, in the Age of Trump
Robert Pondiscio joins Marty West to discuss the curriculum-driven reform efforts led by the Louisiana Department of Education.
The 2017 Education Next poll asked the public, parents, and teachers what share of teachers at your local public school are excellent, good, satisfactory and unsatisfactory.
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
The Californians who participated in the 2017 Education Next survey of American adults have views that are different from the national sample on only a few issues.
Public thinking on school choice, Common Core, higher ed, and more
Launching a coherent curriculum in a local-control state
The response of the DeVos Department of Education to Delawares ESSA plan has provoked a full-fledged kerfluffle
Results from a national survey of high school student engagement.
Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly approved a policy statement on charter schools that aims to limit the growth of charter schools and regulate the schools more closely.
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.
What journalists, education reformers, and everyone else should understand is that the Obama Administration turned almost everything into a potential civil rights violation.
Mitchell Chester, the longtime Massachusetts Commissioner of Education, a good man, and a true friend, passed away Monday evening.
On the heels of its decision yesterday in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, the Supreme Court today granted cert to and vacated state supreme court decisions out of Colorado and New Mexico that used Blaine Amendments to exclude religious schools from government aid programs.