The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform

Public thinking on school choice, Common Core, higher ed, and more

Taking a Chance, Finding a New Path

An entrepreneur discovers his calling in education

A Lasting Impact

High-stakes teacher evaluations drive student success in Washington, D.C

Louisiana Threads the Needle on Ed Reform

Launching a coherent curriculum in a local-control state

The Open Access Dilemma

How can community colleges better serve underprepared students?

Paying More for Less

A review of “Lower Ed” by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Competency-Based Education, Put to the Test

An inside look at learning and assessment at Western Governors University

Changing Our Teens One Family at a Time

A review of “The Vanishing American Adult” by Ben Sasse

Is the Constitution Colorblind?

Debating Antonin Scalia’s record on race and education

Equal Protection Bars Racial Favoritism

In his 30 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote surprisingly few opinions in education cases, and even when he did, he seldom mentioned education.

Choosing Judicial Activism Over Originalism

Justice Antonin Scalia was a staunch proponent of “originalism” in constitutional jurisprudence, an approach to deciding cases based on constitutional text as it was originally understood by its authors.

The Tangled World of Teacher Debt

Clashing rules and uncertain benefits for federal student-loan subsidies

The Rich Get Richer

A review of “Dream Hoarders” by Richard V. Reeves

Pacesetter in Personalized Learning

Summit charter network shares its model nationwide

U-turn on Vouchers

Florida courts uphold tax credits

Now Trending: Personalized Learning

Can a buzzword deliver on its promise?

Measuring Up

Assessing instructor effectiveness in higher education

Boosting Hispanic College Completion

Does high-school recruiting help more students graduate?

Special Education Standards

Supreme Court raises level of benefit

Clown School

A review of “Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education” by Jonathan A. Knee

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Redshirting may do more harm than good

On Teaching Controversy

A review of “The Case for Connection” by Jonathan Zimmerman and Emily Robertson

Hamilton Goes to High School

How students are learning U.S. history from the hottest show on Broadway

Is Test-Based Accountability Dead?

Three experts weigh in, and look to the future

Why Accountability Matters, and Why It Must Evolve

Try to think of an education policy that 1) has been shown, in dozens of studies across multiple decades, to positively affect student outcomes; 2) has the overwhelming support of parents and voters; 3) reinforces many other policies and facilitates quality research; and 4) has been used widely at the district, state, and national levels […]

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