Brandon Wright talks with The Wall Street Journal about what schools are doing for academically gifted students, the subject of a book he has written with Chester Finn.
An immersive, 360-degree panoramic view inside a Success Academy elementary school.
The 74’s Campbell Brown interviewed GOP presidential candidates about education policy in New Hampshire on August 19.
Nola.com tells the story of Sean Talley, an at-risk teenager from New Orleans trying to make it through high school.
To win the contest and get a visit from a major league baseball player, nominate a school that “is hitting it out of the park with higher standards, clear expectations, and classroom support .”
Chicago Public Television looks at five high schools where students are earning college credit through an early college program.
A new sketch from Comedy Central’s Key & Peele imagines teachers being treated like professional athletes.
Are minority students, particularly African Americans, overrepresented or underrepresented in special ed? Experts discuss a new study.
A new video from the Data Quality Campaign shows the kinds of data that can be used to help educators and parents support student learning.
Former CNN anchor Campbell Brown has launched an education-focused website called The Seventy Four.
WTTW takes a look at Intrinsic Schools, a Chicago blended-learning charter school
AEI hosted a research conference on the current role of entrepreneurship in improving K-12 Education.
The Foundation for Excellence in Education has launched Why Proficiency Matters, an interactive website that will help parents understand what proficiency means in their state and how it impacts their children.
USA Today’s Greg Toppo answer’s a reader’s question about the origins of the Common Core State Standards.
Eric Hanushek discusses the value of raising students’ cognitive skills and how this is crucial to boosting long-term economic growth
The Fordham Institute hosted a live-streamed conversation with Daniel Weisberg, the new CEO of TNTP.
Eric Hanushek talks about the economic growth that would result if countries could meet the goal of bringing all children up to a level of basic skills.
Libby Nelson of Vox explains the Common Core approach to math to skeptical parents and others.
Governor Scott Walker spoke about reforms he put in place in Wisconsin at a Harvard conference on improving school systems in July 2012.
The 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee takes place this week. In 2010, Marty West of Ed Next spoke with George Thampy about what it was like to win the bee in 2000.
Michael Jonas of Commonwealth Magazine hosts an online discussion of the opt-out movement with Robert Pondiscio and Jennifer Berkshire.