A review of “Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education” by Jonathan A. Knee
Redshirting may do more harm than good
A review of “The Case for Connection” by Jonathan Zimmerman and Emily Robertson
How students are learning U.S. history from the hottest show on Broadway
Three experts weigh in, and look to the future
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 […]
Is test-based accountability “on the wane”? The question is based on a fallacy. For something to be on the wane, it has to exist, and test-based accountability has never truly existed in the United States. Holding people accountable requires that they face significant consequences as a result of their actions. Despite years of “high stakes” […]
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled in education is convincing the American public that we have had test-based accountability. The media and politicians adopted the rhetoric of “high stakes” tests without bothering to ask the question: what, exactly, are the stakes? For most adults in education, there were none. Shockingly few public-school educators have […]
A teacher-parent-wonk shops for a school
Innovative design supports blended learning
For Eureka Math, open-source leads to a revenue stream
A Common-Sense Approach to Education Issues
Can micro-credentials reboot professional development?
Is there a federal constitutional right to education?
Rodriguez will one day be considered as erroneous as the court’s approval of the “separate but equal” doctrine in Plessy v. Ferguson.
As a matter of constitutional law, Rodriguez was correctly decided.
Unions challenge constitutionality of reforms
Rethinking education research under the Every Student Succeeds Act
College students mainstreamed into statistics are more likely to succeed
Learning to think in a new way
The best solution may be to offer federal support for programs that the states themselves design, advancing the cause of school choice while respecting the principle of local control that Trump has also championed.
A new philanthropy’s competition to reinvent high school
Match Beyond helps low-income students succeed
Can micro-schools break out of an elite niche?