Game Plan for Learning

Building on Coleman’s early theories, new academic competitions motivate students to achieve

Building on Coleman’s early theories, new academic competitions motivate students to achieve

What Matters for Student Achievement

Updating Coleman on the influence of families and schools

Updating Coleman on the influence of families and schools

The Life and Times of James S. Coleman

Hero and villain of school policy research

Hero and villain of school policy research

James S. Coleman: Education’s North Star

For half a century, Coleman’s work has altered the shape of education research, school politics, and school policy.

High-Achieving Countries Leave America Behind

It’s time to stop ignoring smart kids

A review of “Failing Our Brightest Kids” by Chester E. Finn Jr. and 
Brandon L. Wright

In Newark, a Gift Wasted?

That depends on what happens next

A review of “The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?” by Dale Russakoff

Uncommon Confusion

Washington Supreme Court strikes down charter schools

Washington Supreme Court strikes down charter schools

A Bad Bargain

How teacher collective bargaining affects students’ employment and earnings later in life

How teacher collective bargaining affects students’ employment and earnings later in life

Learning English

Accountability, Common Core, and the college-for-all movement are transforming instruction

Accountability, Common Core, and the college-for-all movement are transforming instruction

Why Do German Students Learn More, When Their Schools Get Less Money?

Back in 2000, U.S. and German students at age 15 were performing at roughly the same level on international tests . By 2012, German 15-year-olds were outscoring their U.S. peers by 32 points in math, a difference representing more than a year’s worth of learning.

When Does Accountability Work?

Texas system had mixed effects on college graduation rates and future earnings

Texas system had mixed effects on college graduation rates and future earnings

Should Community College Be Free?

Education Next talks with Sara Goldrick-Rab and Andrew Kelly

Education Next talks with Sara Goldrick-Rab and Andrew Kelly

The Economy Needs More Workers with Associate Degrees

Forum: Should Community College Be Free?

Forum: Should Community College Be Free?

Tuition Is Not the Main Obstacle to Student Success

Forum: Should Community College Be Free?

Forum: Should Community College Be Free?

Moving Edtech Forward

School networks AltSchool and Summit are betting on a breakthrough

School networks AltSchool and Summit are betting on a breakthrough

History Lessons from a Policy Insider

What should we be learning from past reform fights?

A review of Presidents, Congress and The Public Schools, by Jack Jennings

Teachers Unions at Risk of Losing “Agency Fees”

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association could fundamentally alter the education labor landscape

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association could fundamentally alter the education labor landscape

A Different Kind of Military School

Public academies would serve at-risk youth

A review of “Strugglers into Strivers: What the Military Can Teach Us about How Young People Learn and Grow” by Hugh B. Price

One Point Short

Let’s not define students by their test scores

Let’s not define students by their test scores

The Ideal Blended-Learning Combination

Is one-third computer time about right?

Is one-third computer time about right?

Heading for a Fall

State restrictions on voucher programs rest on shaky foundation

State restrictions on voucher programs rest on shaky foundation

Civil Wrongs

Federal equity initiative promotes paperwork, not equality

Federal equity initiative promotes paperwork, not equality

High Marks for Games in the Classroom

But what are the students learning?

A review of The Game Believes in You, by Greg Toppo

‘No-Racially-Disparate-Discipline’ Policies Opposed by Both Teachers and General Public

In 2014 the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice, acting together, sent every school district a letter asking local officials to avoid racial bias when suspending or expelling students.

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