Opposing Perspectives on Student Debt

Is the college loan crisis reality or myth?

How I Became a D.tech Dragon

Learning to think in a new way

Under New Administration, Small Measures Could Foster Big Change

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.

Will the XQ “Super Schools” Live Up to Their Name?

A new philanthropy’s competition to reinvent high school

A New Path to a College Degree

Match Beyond helps low-income students succeed

School Disruption on the Small Scale

Can micro-schools break out of an elite niche?

The Teacher Evaluation Revamp, In Hindsight

What the Obama administration’s signature reform got wrong

A Judicious Overview of the Charter Movement

A review of “Charter Schools at the Crossroads” by Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, and Brandon L. Wright

Betsy DeVos, the (Relatively Mainstream) Reformer

A long record refutes the radical image of the education secretary

What Do Parents Think of Their Children’s Schools?

EdNext poll compares charter, district, and private schools nationwide

How Satisfied are Parents with Their Children’s Schools?

New evidence from a U.S. Department of Education survey

The Charter Model Goes to Preschool

Despite obstacles, innovative new programs expand access

Teacher Race and School Discipline

Are students suspended less often when they have a teacher of the same race?

Open Educational Resources

Is the federal government overstepping its role?

The Problem with Pencils

Using computers — and creativity — to customize instruction

Raising More Than Test Scores

Does attending a “no excuses” charter high school help students succeed in college?

At the Ballot Box, a Test for Bay State Charters

Question 2 has given Massachusetts voters a unique chance to weigh in on the future of school choice in their state.

What Do We Know About School Discipline Reform?

Assessing the alternatives to suspensions and expulsions

How Should States Design Their Accountability Systems?

Education Next talks with Jeb Bush, Heather Hough, and Michael Kirst

Florida’s Intuitive Letter Grades Produce Results

In Florida, where I served as governor from 1999 to 2007, a bold, new direction was required. And so in 1999, we overhauled our school system through accountability legislation that made student learning the focus of education.

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California’s Dashboard Data Will Guide Improvement

In California, we’ve moved beyond assigning schools a single number score each year and are implementing a “dashboard” accountability system, to better capture and communicate multiple dimensions of school performance.

Common Confusion

Most kids in America aren’t on track for success. Why don’t they and their parents know it?

The Not-So-Golden Mean

A review of “The End of Average” by Todd Rose

Ed Reform Rollback in New York City

Mayor de Blasio’s efforts remain a work in progress

Ten-year Trends in Public Opinion From the EdNext Poll

Common Core and vouchers down, but many other reforms still popular

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