AEI hosted a discussion on October 22 on where things stand with the Common Core and how its future looks. Panelists were Rick Hess, Catherine Gewertz, and Chris Minnich.
This week’s episode of This American Life tells stories of how schools handle misbehaving kids.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings advocates letting students control the pace of their own learning, which may include binge-learning calculus.
As part of Stanford University’s State of the Union 2014 course, Randi Weingarten, Linda Darling-Hammond and Chester Finn discuss the current state of education reform.
PBS NewsHour looks into how much testing there will be in this first year of Common Core testing.
Mike McShane explains how our education system could be changed to help the have-nots catch up to the haves
On October 2, Campbell Brown was at AEI to discuss the Vergara v. California ruling and teacher tenure reform.
The Fordham Institute and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools hosted a discussion on the health of the charter school movement on Oct. 1.
Mike Petrilli talks with Laurence Steinberg about his new book on what science tells us about adolescence.
Fordham hosted a conversation with Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher, on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
Mike Petrilli and Neal McCluskey discuss the Common Core State Standards Initiative on CSPAN’s Washington Journal.
Mike Petrilli interviews Dana Goldstein about her new book on teachers.
IntelligenceSquared recently hosted a debate on the Common Core which featured two Ed Next editors – Rick Hess and Mike Petrilli – on opposite sides.
Schools that want to see if they are holding their students to high standards can test their students using an exam given around the globe. A story on PBS Newshour takes a close look at the test.
As part of his HarvardX course, Paul E. Peterson discusses desegregation with Jim Ryan, the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.
A story on NPR’s Morning Edition looks into why two new surveys come to different conclusions about the extent of support for the Common Core.
Mike Petrilli and Mike McShane discuss the spread of legal challenges to state laws governing teacher tenure, dismissal, and seniority.
Mike Petrilli interviews Elizabeth Green about her new book on great teaching.
Eric Taylor of Stanford University explains the findings of a study on the effects of high-quality teacher evaluations on teacher performance.
A free online course on history, politics, and policy in American education, taught by Paul E. Peterson, will begin on Sept. 8.
Nina Rees discusses how schools will need to respond to rising numbers of unaccompanied children crossing the border.
On January 31, Fordham hosted a panel discussion on their latest report, “Lacking Leaders: The Challenges of Principal Recruitment, Selection, and Placement.”
Four undocumented teenagers from a high-poverty high school in Phoenix win a national robotics competition in this documentary produced by Jeb Bush, Jr.
Jason Zimba, one of the lead authors of the Common Core math standards, talks about what’s in the standards.