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.
Eric Hanushek discusses the Vergara v. California ruling.
A 10-week online course on education policy offered by 50CAN and Fordham is now accepting applications.
Mike Petrilli talks with Sam Chaltain about schools, community, and choice.
Michael Brickman explains the benefits of course choice policies and describes how states can promote them.
A documentary web series follows five 8th grade students in the Chicago area as they apply to selective enrollment high schools.
Professor Lee Sing Kong gave a presentation for the Rodel Foundation in Delaware on teacher training in Singapore.
Mike McShane of AEI explains why the new standards have become so controversial.
Nina Rees visits the Education Gadfly Show to talk about federal charter school legislation and what district schools can learn from charters.
Sandi Jacobs, Russ Whitehurst, Matt Chingos and Dan Goldhaber discuss a new study that finds several problems with evaluating teachers based on classroom observations.
A new study finds that U.S. schools do as badly at teaching students from better-educated families as they do at teaching students from less well-educated families.
Students Matter has posted Marcellus McRae’s closing arguments in Vergara v. California, which challenges the state’s laws regarding teacher tenure, seniority and dismissal,
PBS NewsHour asked student reporters to interview their teachers about how their teaching is affected by the new standards.
Tom Loveless of Brookings on how the Common Core came about, why some are opposed to it , and what its impact will be on student achievement.
PBS NewsHour on a new report that finds that graduation rates have reached 80 percent.
The Kalamazoo Promise scholarship program is featured on NPR’s Morning Edition.
The Hoover Institution and PEPG live-streamed a discussion about Teachers Versus the Public: What Americans Think about Schools and How to Fix them, a new book by Paul E. Peterson, Michael Henderson and Martin R. West.
Mike Petrilli appeared on Washington Journal to discuss the role of the Common Core in education policy and debates over the adoption of the standards in various states.
The author of a new study on the impact of the Ten Percent plan on college enrollment talks with Houston Public Media.