A new study finds that U.S. schools do as badly at teaching students from better-educated families as they do at teaching students from less well-educated families.
Students Matter has posted Marcellus McRae’s closing arguments in Vergara v. California, which challenges the state’s laws regarding teacher tenure, seniority and dismissal,
PBS NewsHour asked student reporters to interview their teachers about how their teaching is affected by the new standards.
PBS NewsHour on a new report that finds that graduation rates have reached 80 percent.
The Hoover Institution and PEPG live-streamed a discussion about Teachers Versus the Public: What Americans Think about Schools and How to Fix them, a new book by Paul E. Peterson, Michael Henderson and Martin R. West.
Mike Petrilli appeared on Washington Journal to discuss the role of the Common Core in education policy and debates over the adoption of the standards in various states.
Fordham hosted a panel on April 24 to discuss whether SEAs should be shrunk and their responsibilities given to others.
Watch the D.C. Public Charter School Board as it considers new charter school applications and other policies. Tonight’s meeting will be streamed live starting at 6:30 pm.
“The Address” focuses on students at the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont, who are encouraged to memorize and recite the Gettysburg Address.
Students at Davis Aerospace, a public school in Detroit, can earn a pilot’s license.
Ed Trust on how all students can achieve at higher levels.
A gadget that counts words spoken to children is used to help close the “word gap” between affluent and low-income families (NYT)
Most students are not overloaded with homework, according to a new Brookings report by Tom Loveless.
Should Washington, D.C. assign students to schools in a way that provides some socioeconomic integration? Fordham hosts a discussion Friday at 10.
George Stephanopoulos interviews Bill Gates on the Common Core.
Ed Trust on how strong, dedicated teachers with high expectations can help all students reach high standards.
“Thru the Lens of a Tiger” is one of 16 films made by students about technology in the classroom for the White House Student Film Festival.
CNN’s new documentary series “Chicagoland” premiers Thursday night at 10 pm. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to close dozens of public schools will be one of the topics of the first episode.
The Education & the Workforce Committee will hold a hearing at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday to discuss the role of charter schools in K-12 education.
A new documentary follows the lives of students in three school marching bands in New Orleans.
Researchers respond to the assertion by President Obama that school vouchers have produced few benefits for students.
On Wednesday at 10 am, Brookings will host a live webcast to accompany the release of two papers that spotlight pension reform efforts.
Fordham hosted a forum on how to ensure that more students have access to the best teachers.
The founder of Khan Academy delivered the keynote address at the Hoover Institution’s Symposium on Blended Learning in K-12 Education.
The Manhattan Institute presented its Urban Innovator Award to Christopher Cerf, New Jersey’s state commissioner of education.