Fordham will host a conversation with Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 4 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
Fordham’s Amber Northern talks about Common Core implementation at the EWA’s 67th National Seminar.
On EdCast, Richard Weissbourd talks about his new report, which finds that children are more concerned with achievement than with being a good person.
Students in Fowler USD, a school district in California facing financial challenges, can access speech therapy online.
Jeffrey Brown of PBS NewsHour talks with Rick Hess and Carmel Martin.
Middle school students play “Mission US,” an online adventure game that immerses students in American history.
Amber Northern appears on Huffington Post Live Monday at 2:30 pm to discuss the challenges of principal recruitment, selection, and placement.
Addressing a Leading Educators conference, Arne Duncan says we need to give teachers more opportunities to influence education policy without having to leave their teaching jobs.
On June 26 at 4pm, the Fordham Institute will host a panel to discuss Richard Whitmire’s new book, On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope.
The Center for American Progress hosted a forum on Common Core implementation.
Mike Petrilli interviews Richard about his new book about the high-performing Rocketship charter network.
DC Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson talks with Andy Rotherham while driving through DC.
A superintendent, a teachers union president, and a reporter debate teacher tenure in light of a court ruling that found the policy unconstitutional.