Rick Hess and Bethany Little describe how state and local school systems could use data and evidence to improve student outcomes just like Billy Beane did for the Oakland A’s.
The Foundation for Excellence in Education is offering a new online course about the threat a failing education system poses to national security.
Pam Reilly, Illinois Teacher of the Year for 2014, talks about the Common Core standards.
Rick Hess talks about his new book, The Cage-Busting Teacher, which aims to help teachers who want to make their schools better for kids and teachers alike.
On Thursday March 26, Tom Loveless and Matt Chingos discussed the Brown Center’s new report on reading and the gender gap.
A new PBS documentary, 180 Days: Hartsville, explores how a town in South Carolina is working to provide a better education for its poor students.
The Cato Institute has produced a short film about New Hampshire’s scholarship tax credit program.
Principals at Ranson and Ashley Park in Charlotte, N.C. explain how they use blended learning and multi-classroom leaders to extend the reach of great teachers
On March 5, Education Next hosted an event to discuss the state of the American family on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Moynihan Report.
On Thursday, Feb. 26, Andrew Kelly and Jon Valant discussed new research on parent empowerment.
On Wednesday, March 4, Brookings hosted a live online discussion on how advocacy efforts influence education policy.
A Fordham Institute panel on Monday, Feb. 23 considered how the Common Core standards will impact gifted students.
Mike Petrilli tells Fox & Friends it doesn’t matter that Scott Walker never graduated from college.
Rick Hess on why school reform could feel stuck, how we got here, and how we can do better.
AEI hosted a conversation with Elisa Villanueva Beard, the co-CEO of Teach For America.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and former US Secretary of Education Bill Bennett met on Fox News to debate the Common Core State Standards.
Paul Peterson, Eric Hanushek, Chester Finn, and others appear in this video on the need to better prepare U.S. students to compete in a global economy.
Doug Lemov took part in a panel discussion on February 10 at Fordham on how to train teachers.
Sen. Lamar Alexander discussed the Future of School Choice at Brookings on Wednesday, February 4.
On Thurs., Feb. 5, AEI hosted a conference on foundation-funded school reform.
AEI hosted Sen. Tim Scott (R – S.C.) as well as Thomas Stewart and Patrick Wolf, the authors of a new book The School Choice Journey: School Vouchers and the Empowerment of Urban Families.
PBS NewsHour looks into the changes made to the GED in order to make it Common Core compliant.
Jeb Bush announced yesterday that he was handing over control of his education foundation to Condoleezza Rice. In this PBS interview from March 2012, Rice discussed a report linking education to national security.
Nina Rees of the NAPCS and Mary Cathryn Ricker of the AFT will talk about poverty as part of a Communities in Schools Leadership Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 9:30 a.m.