An Elite Grad-School Degree Goes Online

Can Georgia Tech’s virtual master’s increase access to education?

Surveying the Charter School Landscape

From the Editor: Some highlights from the Spring 2018 issue of Education Next

The New Mexico Reform Story

Will Hanna Skandera’s legacy last?

Taking Stock of Private-School Choice

Scholars review the research on statewide programs

Programs Benefit Disadvantaged Students

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 […]

Still Waiting for Convincing Evidence

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 […]

Lessons Learned from Indiana

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: […]

Snap Judgment

Should schools act as community hall monitors?

Pensions Under Pressure

Charter innovation in teacher retirement benefits

Hey Alexa, Can You Help Kids Learn More?

The next technology that could disrupt the classroom

Why Is Charter Growth Slowing?

Lessons from the Bay Area

The Main Purpose of Schooling

A review of “The Case against Education,” by Bryan Caplan

In Defense Of Education’s “Wild West”

Charter schools thrive in the Four Corners states

Charters and the Common Good

The spillover effects of charter schools in New York City

A Bigger Slice of the Money Pie

Charters in Colorado and Florida win share of local tax dollars

A Contemplative Approach to Education Policy

A review of Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making by Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

The Schoolhouse Network

How school buildings affect teacher collaboration

The Politics of Choice When the Public School was Born

A review of Public vs. Private by Robert N. Gross

An American Perspective on Chinese Schooling

Michelle Rhee talks with Lenora Chu about her new book, Little Soldiers

A Gloomy Perspective on High-Stakes Testing

A review of “The Testing Charade” by Daniel Koretz

(Re)Searching for a School

How Choice Drives Parents to Become More Informed

Partisanship and Higher Education: Where Republicans and Democrats Agree

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).

The Power of Teacher Expectations

How racial bias hinders student attainment

Q&A: Hanna Skandera

New Mexico’s former state chief talks ed reform

Should We Limit “Screen Time” in School?

Debating the wisest use of technology in the classroom

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