The 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee takes place this week. In 2010, Marty West of Ed Next spoke with George Thampy about what it was like to win the bee in 2000.
Michael Jonas of Commonwealth Magazine hosts an online discussion of the opt-out movement with Robert Pondiscio and Jennifer Berkshire.
Mike Petrilli interviews Greg Toppo about his new book.
PBS NewsHour has a feature on the Baltimore School for the Arts, where students are admitted based on their artistic potential.
Anna Egalite appeared on Where We Live to talk about teacher diversity and student success.
This Ed Week video spotlights a dropout-recovery program in Lawrence, Mass., that includes home visits from a “scholar re-engagement manager” and personalized plans for returning to school.
In Slate’s new podcast, three teachers discuss the best and worst advice they’ve ever received.
Nina Rees of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has a welcome message for National Charter Schools Week, which began Monday.
Seniors at IDEA Public Schools, a charter school network in Texas which has sent 100% of its graduates to college for seven years straight, reveal their college plans.
Krissy Clark of Marketplace visits Dayton, Ohio, which has one of the worst rates of economic mobility in the U.S, but which is also the home of a great deal of education innovation.
On April 28, the Fordham Institute hosted a conversation with Greg Toppo about his new book, The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter.
Teacher Marilyn Rhames gives teachers strategic advice on how to start new school programs. Rhames appeared at a Cage-Busting Teacher event at AEI.
Mike Petrilli interviews Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim about their new book.
A middle school in Nashville is embracing “opportunity culture” and allowing its most talented teachers to lead multiple classrooms.
On Tuesday, March 31, the Brown Center hosted an event looking at what policymakers need to know about how noncognitive skills like grit can be cultivated.
Rick Hess and Bethany Little describe how state and local school systems could use data and evidence to improve student outcomes just like Billy Beane did for the Oakland A’s.
On Wednesday, April 15, AEI will host a discussion of The Cage-Busting Teacher, a new book by Rick Hess.
The Foundation for Excellence in Education is offering a new online course about the threat a failing education system poses to national security.
WNYC series looks at what it is like to be 12 years old.
Pam Reilly, Illinois Teacher of the Year for 2014, talks about the Common Core standards.
Rick Hess talks about his new book, The Cage-Busting Teacher, which aims to help teachers who want to make their schools better for kids and teachers alike.
On Thursday March 26, Tom Loveless and Matt Chingos discussed the Brown Center’s new report on reading and the gender gap.
A new PBS documentary, 180 Days: Hartsville, explores how a town in South Carolina is working to provide a better education for its poor students.