On Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Intelligence Squared hosted a debate on the resolution “charter schools are overrated.”
On February 2, Fordham hosted a discussion on the findings of recent studies of the impact of using vouchers to attend private school.
EdNext Editor-in-chief Marty West recently appeared on the Harvard EdCast to discuss Betsy DeVos’s confirmation hearing.
What We’re Watching: Florida’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program Survives Teacher Union’s Attempt to Kill It
Paul E. Peterson discusses his pick for Choice Media’s Story of the Day.
On January 18, 2017, Fordham and Hoover hosted a discussion of three of the options policymakers might consider as they try to launch a school choice program.
PBS NewsHour talks with Ed Week’s Alyson Klein and Inside Higher Ed’s Scott Jaschik about the future of the education policies promoted by President Obama and his education secretaries.
This panel discussion on politics attracted a standing-room-only crowd at last week’s national summit on education reform organized by the Foundation for Excellence in Education.
On December 13 we hosted a D.C. event looking at data from two surveys on what parents say about charter, district and private schools.
At last week’s National Summit on Education Reform, sponsored by ExcelinEd, speakers were asked what one thing they would like to change about public education in the U.S.
On Thursday, November 10, AEI held a panel discussion on how the results of the election will affect federal and state education policies.
On September 16, Education Next hosted an event to discuss the results of its 10th annual survey of public opinion on K-12 education.
On October 13, Governor Jeb Bush spoke at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Askwith Forum on new opportunities for state leadership on K-12 education policy
On Wednesday, October 12, Fordham hosted a discussion on the state of charter schooling. Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Richard Whitmire spoke about what has been accomplished, what has been learned, and what the future may hold.
On Tuesday at 10 am, AEI will host a conversation between Gerard Robinson and Kevin Chavous about Chavous’s new book, Building a Learning Culture in America.
As part of the State Policy Network’s Annual Meeting on October 4, a panel discussed the role that teachers and parents play in shaping school policy, including school choice, merit pay, and school spending.
On September 29th, the Manhattan Institute hosted a symposium on the state of the accountability movement.
Sara Goldrick-Rab was a guest on The Daily Show this week to talk about her new book, Paying the Price, about the cost of higher education, our current system of financial aid, and some strategies for cutting costs.
In this video, NPR’s Cory Turner looks at which states have the most-segregating school district boundaries– borders with the largest difference in child poverty rates from one side to the other.
Match Charter School, a high-performing preK-12 school in Boston, is making its curriculum available to teachers everywhere through Match Fishtank.
The 74 is creating an oral history of America’s top charter schools. They’ve posted a series of video interviews with educators, school leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. This video features JoAnn Gama of IDEA Public Schools.
On Thursday, August 25 at 4 pm, Fordham will release a new report rating private school choice programs across the country.
On August 30, The 74 will release a new book by Richard Whitmire about America’s high-performing public charter schools called The Founders.
In Massachusetts, where residents will soon vote in a referendum on whether to allow the creation of more charter schools, pro-charter groups are running tv ads.
Amanda Ripley and Robert Pondiscio discuss whether poor kids should be taught using the same methods as rich kids. This discussion was part of the New York Times’ Cities of Tomorrow event.