Can Georgia Tech’s virtual master’s increase access to education?
From the Editor: Some highlights from the Spring 2018 issue of Education Next
Will Hanna Skandera’s legacy last?
Scholars review the research on statewide programs
School voucher programs, which allow eligible families to send their children to private schools with the help of public funds, have sparked controversy since the first such initiative was launched in Milwaukee in 1991. Today, 28 states and the District of Columbia (D.C.) operate 54 private-school-choice programs, which include not only government-issued vouchers but also […]
Do public-school students who move to a private school with a government-funded voucher benefit from making this switch? A growing body of research is shedding light on this question. Of particular interest are findings coming out of three states and the District of Columbia, all of which have implemented ambitious voucher programs over the past […]
The Indiana Choice Scholarship Program, launched in 2011, offers a rich opportunity to study how a large-scale tuition-voucher program works and to analyze the results it has produced in its first few years. As we consider the merits of private-school choice and what it would take to make it succeed, this initiative deserves particular attention: […]
Should schools act as community hall monitors?
Charter innovation in teacher retirement benefits
The next technology that could disrupt the classroom
A review of “The Case against Education,” by Bryan Caplan
The spillover effects of charter schools in New York City
Charters in Colorado and Florida win share of local tax dollars
A review of Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making by Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift
How school buildings affect teacher collaboration
A review of Public vs. Private by Robert N. Gross
Michelle Rhee talks with Lenora Chu about her new book, Little Soldiers
A review of “The Testing Charade” by Daniel Koretz
How Choice Drives Parents to Become More Informed
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).
How racial bias hinders student attainment
New Mexico’s former state chief talks ed reform
Debating the wisest use of technology in the classroom