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.
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.
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.