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

Taking Back Teaching

Educators organize to influence policy and their profession

Educators organize to influence policy and their profession

Combating the ‘Culture of Can’t’

School leaders have more power than they think

When it comes to reforming American education, school officials have far more freedom to transform, reimagine, and invigorate teaching, learning, and schooling than is widely believed.

Grammarians in Hoodies

High school students take up the charge

Sloppy English usage may seem like a modern problem, but the laxness that has led to this moment in grammar’s history bears a strong resemblance to the atmosphere in early-18th-century England.

By Elise Hahl    Features, Homepage, Journal, Teachers and Teaching  

Education Activist Pursues an Ambitious Agenda

A conversation with Laura Bush

A conversation with Laura Bush

The Rising Cost of Teachers’ Health Care

Private-sector employers pay much less

Insurance costs for teachers are 26 percent higher than they are for private-sector professionals

Tweet Thine Enemy

How “narrowcast” is the education policy debate?

How “narrowcast” is the education policy debate?

Desegregation Redux

Long dormant rulings rise again

Desegregation cases affecting hundreds of districts haven’t been concluded.

Questioning the Quality of Virtual Schools

NEPC report on K12 uses flawed measures of school performance

NEPC report uses flawed measures

The 2013 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings

Which university-based academics are contributing most substantially to public debates about K-12 and higher education?

School Leaders Matter

Measuring the impact of effective principals

Measuring the impact of effective principals

By Gregory F. Branch, Eric A. Hanushek, and Steven G. Rivkin    Homepage, Research  

A Double Dose of Algebra

Intensive math instruction has long-term benefits

Intensive math instruction has long-term benefits

Reform Agenda Gains Strength

The 2012 EdNext-PEPG survey finds Hispanics give schools higher grade than others do

The 2012 EdNext-PEPG survey finds Hispanics give schools a higher grade than others do

Schools and the City

Young professionals are moving to the city and sticking around to raise families. Are urban school districts ready for them?

Solving America’s Math Problem

Tailor instruction to the varying needs of the students

Tailor instruction to the varying needs of the students

The Elephant in the Classroom

Why is diversity so hard to manage?

Why is diversity so hard to manage?

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