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.
In this 60-second video produced by AEI, Rick Hess argues that a partnership is necessary for success. He describes how KIPP charter schools ask teachers, parents, and students to sign a contract in which they all take responsibility for whether the student succeeds.
How can we teach our children to find honor in working hard instead of avoiding work? CBS News talks with Senator Ben Sasse about his new book.
No, says Rick Hess in this 60-second video produced by AEI.
Ed Next’s Mike Petrilli participated in a panel at the Education Writers Association National Seminar on “Accountability and ESSA: Where Are States Headed?”
On Monday, June 26 at 10:30 am, the Urban Institute will host an event focused on the release of new data from the Louisiana Scholarship Program.
In this 60-second video produced by AEI, Rick Hess reminds reformers to be skeptical because trusting the experts doesn’t always work out well in education policy.
On June 15, 2017 at 10 am, the Fordham Institute will host a discussion about why education research and education policy are often disconnected and what can be done to fix this.
Marty West, Randi Weingarten, Shavar Jeffries, and Lindsey Burke took part in a panel discussion on the changing politics of education at this week’s Education Writers Association conference in Washington, D.C.
What if all public schools were held accountable through contracts that gave them freedom in return for results?
In this video from Business Insider, former Google executive Max Ventilla talks about why he founded AltSchool.
This afternoon (Monday, May 15, 2017) at 4 pm, CATO hosts an event featuring Jonathan Zimmerman, coauthor of the new book The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools.
What lessons can education reformers learn from the development and implementation of the Common Core? Rick Hess and Chris Minnich (of the Council of Chief State School Officers) discuss that question in this 20-minute video.
On Tuesday, April 25th, the Fordham Institute, Education Next and the Hoover Institution hosted two discussions on what a $20 billion federal school choice tax-credit program could look like.
On Monday, April 17 at 9 am, Brookings will host a discussion of the state of knowledge on pre-K education.
On Monday, April 10 at 9 am, Andy Smarick will host an event at AEI to discuss his paper on how states might apply charter-style accountability to district-run schools.
Rick Hess explains why massive, top-down school reforms don’t work in this 60-second video.
Ashley LiBetti Mitchell discusses her recent article on charter schools that offer pre-K programs in this episode of C-SPAN’s Washington Journal.
On Wednesday, March 29 at 8:30 am, Sen. Lamar Alexander will deliver a keynote address about the Every Student Succeeds Act at AEI.
Earlier this week, Matt Chingos testified at a hearing on “Improving Federal Student Aid to Better Meet the Needs of Students” before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.”
The 74 explains ESAs in this 90-second video.
In this debate, Robert Pondiscio and Peter Cunningham consider how much regulation should accompany government-funded school choice.
Rick Hess and a panel of expert teachers talk about how teachers can bust out of the “cage” of misguided policies, inattentive administrators, and inadequate funding.