Will Hanna Skandera’s legacy last?
Should schools act as community hall monitors?
Some takeaways from a conference that examined an array of issues, including lessons learned on accountability, standards, school turnarounds, teacher quality, research, state capacity, and more.
The nation has a vital interest in its future citizens’ acquiring the knowledge and skills without which they will struggle to contribute to the commonweal.
Last week, officials from the U.S. Department of Education met with critics of school discipline policies that were put in place under the Obama administration.
This week’s election of a teachers’ union-backed slate of school board candidates in Douglas County, Colorado is a major setback for school choice.
How a Colorado School-Board Vote Could Boost Vouchers Nationwide
In our most recent public-opinion survey, we find sharp differences between Democrats and Republicans about the value of a bachelor’s degree (as distinct from a two-year associate’s degree).
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