Assessments Are Vital for Healthy Schools

Putting a moratorium on testing is akin to shooting the messenger.

Putting a moratorium on testing is akin to shooting the messenger.

A Testing Moratorium Is Necessary

Great instruction needs great assessments

Great instruction needs great assessments

Making Connections

A conversation with Barbara Dreyer

A conversation with Barbara Dreyer

By Ian Quillen    Briefs, Interview, Journal  

Historian Ravitch Trades Fact for Fiction

Latest book indifferent to the standards of social science

Latest book indifferent to the standards of social science

Competitive Kids

College admissions game starts early

College admissions game starts early

Gains in Teacher Quality

Academic capabilities of the U.S. teaching force are on the rise

Academic capabilities of the U.S. teaching force are on the rise

The Impenetrable Classroom

Despite decades of school reforms, teaching practice remains the same

Mark Bauerlein reviews Larry Cuban’s “Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice.”

The Softer Side of ‘No Excuses’

A view of KIPP schools in action

A view of KIPP schools in action

Coming Soon: ‘Car-Key Kids’

What autonomous automobiles will mean for adolescence

What autonomous automobiles will mean for adolescence

The San Diego Story

Alan Bersin’s six long years at the helm

A review of Tilting at Windmills: School Reform, San Diego, and America’s Race to Renew Public Education by Richard Lee Colvin

The Mayors’ Charter Schools

Innovation facilitates socioeconomic integration and high performance

Innovation facilitates socioeconomic integration and high performance in Rhode Island

Toddlers and Tablets

Emerging apps take cues from learning science

Emerging apps take cues from learning science

Will Mayor de Blasio Turn Back the School Reform Clock?

New York City’s charters and small high schools at risk

New York City’s charters and small high schools at risk

Rising Expectations in Brazil and Chile

Reforms lift student performance but middle-class families want more

Reforms lift student performance but middle-class families want more

The Louisiana Scholarship Program

Contrary to Justice Department claims, student transfers improve racial integration

Contrary to Justice Department claims, student transfers improve racial integration

Paycheck Protection

Court upholds Michigan law

Court upholds Michigan law forbidding public schools from collecting union dues through payroll deductions

High Scores at BASIS Charter Schools

Arizona students outperform Shanghai

Arizona students outperform Shanghai on international exams

The Educational Value of Field Trips

Taking students to an art museum improves critical thinking skills, and more

Taking students to an art museum improves critical thinking skills, and more

Boston and the Charter School Cap

Politics halts growth of top-notch schools

Politics halts growth of top-notch schools

Underachieving in America

Researchers document international gaps, a journalist seeks the cause

Researchers document international gaps, a journalist seeks the cause

Graduations on the Rise

The 2000s saw boost in U.S. students completing high school

The 2000s saw boost in U.S. students completing high school

Expanding College Opportunities

Intervention yields strong returns for low-income high-achievers

Intervention yields strong returns for low-income high-achievers

The 2013 Education Next Survey

Americans React to Common Core and Other Education Policies policies

Americans React to Common Core and Other Education Policies

While K–12 Schools Resist, Digital Learning Disrupts Higher Education

Although digital learning is making definite advances, it has yet to disrupt secondary education.

The Quest for Better Educators

Education Next talks with David Chard and James G. Cibulka

Education Next talks with David Chard and James G. Cibulka

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