On February 15, AEI hosted a debate over the value of education. Bryan Caplan, author of The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money, took on Eric Hanushek.
On January 25 at 4 pm, the Fordham Institute will host a debate on school discipline reform. The focus will be on the impact of policies aimed at reducing suspensions.
On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, AEI hosted a conference on the past two decades of school reform. Panels discussed what we have learned about accountability, policy instruments, and Washington’s role.
On December 7, 2017, Fordham hosted a discussion with David Driscoll, the man behind many of the reforms that led to the Massachusetts Miracle, and the author of a new book, Commitment and Common Sense: Leading Education Reform in Massachusetts.
On Thursday, December 7, 2017, starting at 9 am, AEI hosts a day-long research conference on rural education.
Soledad O’Brien reports on the ASAP program, an innovative program of wrap-around support services launched at CUNY.
On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, the Urban Institute hosted a panel discussion on school finance policies and inequality.
Bellwether Education Partners believes we need to think differently about school transportation. In this 3-minute video they explain what needs to change.
What We’re Watching: Improving Career and Technical Education by Reforming High Schools and Community Colleges
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 AEI hosted two panel discussions on new ways to prepare students for the world of work.
As millennials grow up and become parents, find schools for their kids, and move into positions of leadership, what’s apt to change on the education reform front? The Fordham Institute and the Walton Family Foundation are convening a panel to discuss this on November 14 at 4 pm.
On November 14, the Brown Center at Brookings and CRPE will host two panels on the current state of public school choice in our nation’s cities.
Dan Willingham explains why reading comprehension tests don’t actually test reading comprehension.
In August 2016, a new public school opened in Washington, D.C. specifically to meet the needs of boys of color. A three-part audio documentary looks at how things went for the students and the school in its first year.
What We’re Watching: Bill Gates Keynote at the Annual Conference of the Council of the Great City Schools
On October 19, 2017 at 12:30, Bill Gates delivered the keynote address at the 61st Annual Conference of the Council of the Great City Schools.
Eva Moskowitz, the CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, was at AEI on Tuesday, October 3 to talk with Rick Hess about her battles to reform America’s education system, the topic of her new book.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke at the IOP Forum at the Kennedy School at Harvard on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, AEI hosted Dan Koretz, whose new book is The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make Schools Better. Discussing the book were Nina Rees and Russ Whitehurst. Rick Hess moderated.
On Friday, Sept. 15th, the Hoover Institution hosted “Scalia’s Constitution: Essays on Law and Education,” an event that was later broadcast by C-SPAN.
On Friday, Sept. 15th, the Hoover Institution hosted “Scalia’s Constitution: Essays on Law and Education,” an event organized by the Harvard Program on Education Policy and Government.
On Friday, Sept. 8, Education Next held an event at the Hoover Institution in Washington, D.C., to discuss the results of the 2017 EdNext Poll.
Bill Gates sits down with Camille Jones, who teaches STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math– at Pioneer Elementary in Quincy, a small farming town in Central Washington.
HBCUs have been in the news this week. A panel at AEI looks at the state of historically black colleges and universities and what challenges and opportunities await them.