Equity Trumps Excellence

Among news media, competition less important than achievement gap

Among news media, competition less important than achievement gap

The 2013 Education Next Survey

Americans React to Common Core and Other Education Policies

Americans React to Common Core and Other Education Policies

The Quest for Better Educators

Education Next talks with David Chard and James G. Cibulka

Education Next talks with David Chard and James G. Cibulka

Competition with Charters Motivates Districts

New political circumstances, growing popularity

New political circumstances, growing popularity

By Marc J. Holley, Anna J. Egalite, and Martin F. Lueken    Charter Schools and Vouchers, Features, Homepage, Journal, On Top of the News  

Lessons in Cyberspace

Teachers adapt what they find to what their students need

Teachers adapt what they find to what their students need

Digital Roundup

States legislatures scramble to boost, or in some cases block, online learning

States legislatures scramble to boost, or in some cases block, online learning

The Promise of Personalized Learning

Blending the human touch with technological firepower

Blending the human touch with technological firepower

The School Administrator Payoff from Teacher Pensions

The “stewards” of the system benefit the most

The “stewards” of the system benefit the most

By Cory Koedel, Shawn Ni, and Michael Podgursky    Features, Homepage, Journal, On Top of the News, School Spending  

Despite Common Core, States Still Lack Common Standards

Students proficient on state tests but not national

Students proficient on state tests but not national

Limits on Collective Bargaining

Wisconsin succeeds in cutting costs

Wisconsin succeeds in cutting costs

The School Inspector Calls

Low ratings drive improvements for schools in England

Low ratings drive improvements for schools in England

Pulling the Parent Trigger

Education Next talks with Ben Austin and Michael J. Petrilli

Education Next talks with Ben Austin and Michael J. Petrilli

The Transformational Potential of Flipped Classrooms

Different strokes for different folks

If 2012 was the year of MOOCs (massive open online courses) in higher education, then the flipped classroom was the innovation of the year for K–12 schools.

Charter Authorizers Face Challenges

Quality control takes money and staff

Strong authorizing can create and support high-quality charter schools, and weak authorizing can enable lousy charter schools to open or stay open.

The 2013 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings

The Edu-Scholar Rankings seek to recognize those university-based academics who are contributing most substantially to public debates about K–12 and higher education

The Edu-Scholar Rankings seek to recognize those university-based academics who are contributing most substantially to public debates about K–12 and higher education

Still Teaching for America

Common vision creates forward momentum

Common vision creates forward momentum

Funding Phantom Students

State policies insulate districts from making tough decisions

State leaders too often overlook a common practice that inhibits both efficiency and productivity: funding students who do not actually attend school in funded districts.

21st-Century Teacher Education

Ed schools don’t give teachers the tools they need

Ed schools don’t give teachers the tools they need

The Impact of School Vouchers on College Enrollment

African Americans benefited the most

African Americans benefited the most

Trial by Format

The fine art of not teaching

Is it ever possible to prove that all pupils have learned in a given hour what the teacher set out to teach?

Disrupting Teacher Education

High costs for brick-and-mortar degrees create opportunities for online programs

High costs for brick-and-mortar degrees create opportunities for online programs

‘No Excuses’ Kids Go to College

Will high-flying charters see their low-income students graduate?

Will high-flying charters see their low-income students graduate?

No Substitute for a Teacher

Adults’ absences shortchange students

The average child has substitute teachers for more than six months of his school career

How Can Schools Best Educate Hispanic Students?

Education Next talks with Nonie Lesaux and Juan Rangel

Education Next talks with Nonie Lesaux and Juan Rangel

Online Learning in Higher Education

Randomized trial compares hybrid learning to traditional course

Study finds that students enrolled in a large “hybrid” course learned as much as students in a traditional course, at substantial cost savings

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