On Thursday, Nov. 5,the Fordham Institute hosted a discussion of what can be done to ensure that kids aiming for college do not graduate from high school unprepared for college-level work.
On Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. AEI hosted three panel discussions on school integration on the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1955 ruling.
On October 29, Fordham hosted a discussion of how the pursuit of skills rather than knowledge is widening the achievement gap.
AEI hosted a discussion with Katherine Bradley on how technology and adaptive-learning software can be used to revolutionize learning.
In this humorous video by ChoiceMediaTV parents, talk about why they don’t want school choice.
On Monday, Oct. 26 Hoover hosted a discussion of Failing Our Brightest Kids, the new book by Chester E. Finn, Jr., and Brandon L. Wright.
Fordham and EdFuel hosted a discussion about how education organizations can learn to recognize and retain their most talented staff and turn them into tomorrow’s leaders.
On September 16, AEI hosted an event on the state of education reform in New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina.
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