High School of the Future

Cutting-edge model capitalizes on blended learning to take personalization further

It Pays to Improve School Quality

States that boost student achievement could reap large economic gains

Justice Deferred

Supreme Court lets agency fees stand

Denver Expands Choice and Charters

Elected school board employs portfolio strategy to lift achievement

A Flipping Experiment

Innovative teaching strategies rev up learning

Teacher Home Visits

School-family partnerships foster student success

The Trouble with Texting

A review of “The 160-Character Solution,” by Benjamin L. Castleman

“Children, be quiet and watch your lesson”

The case for video time during class

Ready for Play Time?

A review of “The Importance of Being Little,” by Erika Christakis

Connecting to Practice

How we can put education research to work

Teacher, Mentor, Colleague

James Coleman generously shared his knowledge and expertise

How Family Background Influences Student Achievement

Can schools narrow the gap?

The Immensity of The Coleman Data Project

Gaining clarity on the report’s flaws will improve future research

Schools of Choice

Expanding opportunity for urban minority students

In Schools, Teacher Quality Matters Most

Today’s research reinforces Coleman’s findings

After Common Core, States Set Rigorous Standards

Forty-five states raise the student proficiency bar

Desegregation Since the Coleman Report

Racial composition of schools and student learning

Game Plan for Learning

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

The Life and Times of James S. Coleman

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

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

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