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.
Fordham hosted a conversation with Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher, on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
As part of his HarvardX course, Paul E. Peterson discusses desegregation with Jim Ryan, the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Mike Petrilli and Neal McCluskey discuss the Common Core State Standards Initiative on CSPAN’s Washington Journal.
On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.
Mike Petrilli and Mike McShane discuss the spread of legal challenges to state laws governing teacher tenure, dismissal, and seniority.
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.
Fordham’s Amber Northern talks about Common Core implementation at the EWA’s 67th National Seminar.
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.
DC Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson talks with Andy Rotherham while driving through DC.
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.
Michael Brickman explains the benefits of course choice policies and describes how states can promote them.