28.3 percent of teachers in traditional public schools miss eleven or more days of school for illness or personal reasons.
An excerpt from Pathways to Reform: Credits and Conflict at the City University of New York
Ten tips for school districts from an industry insider
A survey of school leaders that found they were spending 19 days a year on superfluous paperwork due to the state’s new teacher-evaluation system.
The New York Times ran an interminable front-page piece on Sunday raising doubts about the ethics and propriety of teachers who promote commercial products.
Robert Pondiscio joins Marty West to discuss the curriculum-driven reform efforts led by the Louisiana Department of Education.
Step into any college lecture and you’ll find a sea of students with laptops and tablets open, typing as the professor speaks.
What do students learn from field trips to see live theater? As it turns out, quite a lot.
We need more nimble systems that can accommodate flexible and timely progression decisions based on clear learning objectives, transparent definitions of proficiency and a strong embedded formative assessment system.
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.
Susan Payne Carter talks with Marty West about her new study which found that students whose professors banned laptops and tablets from class outperformed students whose professors allowed the devices.
The editors of the Economist lay down several key precepts that are very much worth keeping in mind as we move forward.
For the first time, any student anywhere can take free, top-quality courses online that lead to full academic credit at 2,900 traditional colleges.
In the 2017 EdNext poll on school reform, parents were asked whether they would rather send their child to a two-year college, a four-year college, or neither. When respondents are given information about the costs and benefits of the different options, this changes the decisions of some respondents, but not others.
How classroom computer use affects student learning
The content that teachers deliver in the classroom matters just as much as how effectively they deliver it.
What New York City’s Pre-K For All initiative has meant for a charter school.
Rather than expending effort to fight school choice, we need to focus on fighting for policies that will make choice work well for students with special needs.
President Trump proposed major changes to the federal student loan program in his first budget request to Congress.
Instead of targeting institutions of higher education, the government should consider targeting individual programs.
How can community colleges better serve underprepared students?
Making data available on how much money is earned by graduates of specific colleges with specific majors had no measurable effect on which college or field students enrolled in.
For those concerned, I want to offer some words of solace: K–12 public schools are not getting disrupted.