Nathan Glazer on Revisiting the Moynihan Report

Fifty years ago the U.S. Department of Labor issued a report that identified a surprising rate of growth in the percentage of African American children born into single-parent families.

How Can Schools Address America’s Marriage Crisis?

Prepare young people for rewarding careers

Prepare young people for rewarding careers

Purposeful Parenthood

Better planning benefits new parents and their children

Better planning benefits new parents and their children

How Many Charter Schools is Just Right?

Education Next talks with Scott Pearson, John H. "Skip" McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland

Education Next talks with Scott Pearson, John H. “Skip” McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland

One-Parent Students Leave School Earlier

Education attainment gap widens

Education attainment gap widens

Was Moynihan Right?

What happens to children of unmarried mothers

What happens to children of unmarried mothers

The Meaning of Community at Democracy Prep

School culture supports students and their families

School culture supports students and their families

Black Men and the Struggle for Work

Social and economic barriers persist

Social and economic barriers persist

More Harm Than Good

A review of "Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed," by Jason L. Riley

A review of “Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed,” by Jason L. Riley

A Tribute to Martha Derthick

With Martha Derthick’s passing on January 12, 2015, America lost one of its preeminent scholars of American politics.

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Family Breakdown and Poverty

To flourish, our nation must face some hard truths

To flourish, our nation must face some hard truths

Race and Poverty in Baltimore

A review of “The Long Shadow” by Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, and Linda Olson

A review of “The Long Shadow” by Karl Alexander, Doris Entwisle, and Linda Olson

An International Look at the Single-Parent Family

Family structure matters more for U.S. students

Family structure matters more for U.S. students

Government Should Subsidize, Not Tax, Marriage

Social policies have influenced the rate of growth in single-parent families

Social policies have influenced the rate of growth in single-parent families

Wrong Diagnosis on Homework Help from Parents

Authors find correlation, mistake it for causation

A review of “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education” by Keith Robinson and Angel L. Harris

Does Better Observation Make Better Teachers?

New evidence from a 
teacher evaluation pilot in Chicago

New evidence from a 
teacher evaluation pilot in Chicago

NYC’s Former Schools Chancellor Recounts Struggles and Successes

A review of Joel Klein's "Lessons of Hope”

A review of Joel Klein’s “Lessons of Hope”

Moynihan and the Single-Parent Family

The 1965 report and its backlash

The 1965 report and its backlash

Modern Maturity for Charter Schools

Litigation shows they have arrived

Litigation shows they have arrived

No Common Opinion on the Common Core

Also teacher grades, school choices, and other findings from the 2014 EdNext poll

Also teacher grades, school choices, and other findings from the 2014 EdNext poll. Full results also available at education next.org/edfacts

Do Teachers Support the Vergara Decision?

Courts have yet to reach a final verdict on teacher tenure and seniority rights, but the court of public opinion has already made a clear determination.

Fixing Detroit’s 
Broken School System

Improve accountability 
and oversight for district and charter schools

Improve accountability 
and oversight for district and charter schools

Common Core in the Classroom

New standards help teachers create effective lesson plans

New standards help teachers create effective lesson plans

Disruptive Innovation in Practice

When integrating technology, course corrections are unavoidable

A review of Michael B. Horn’s and Heather Staker’s “Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools”

Getting 
Classroom 
Observations 
Right

Lessons on how from four pioneering districts

Lessons on how from four pioneering districts

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