A study by the Fordham Institute looks at the strength of teacher unions on a state-by-state basis.
Eric Hanushek discusses his new study, School Leaders Matter, with Paul Peterson.
AEI hosted a post-election discussion about the Obama administration’s priorities for the second term, prospects for ESEA reauthorization, and how sequestration could affect education.
Colorado State Senator Mike Johnston’s speech last month at a Teach for America event has been called the best speech ever about education.
Education policy advisers from the Obama and Romney campaigns joined Rick Hess for a discussion at AEI. Jon Schnur represented the Obama campaign and Marty West represented the Romney campaign.
Terry Moe and Joe Williams debate the impact of the Chicago teachers strike and the future of teacher unions at a Fordham event.
Salman Khan talks about his forthcoming book and about Khan Academy’s method and mission with Jacob Weisberg of Slate magazine.
The Wall Street Journal’s David Feith discusses the backlash against the movie “Won’t Back Down.”
In “What We’re Learning from Online Education,” computer scientist and Coursera founder Daphne Koller takes a look at the future of education.
NBC’s third annual Education Nation summit is taking place through Tuesday at noon. Tuesday’s schedule includes a taped interview with President Obama and a live visit from Governor Romney.
Michael Petrilli, Lamar Alexander, and Rick Kahlenberg discuss the Chicago teacher’s strike on the Kudlow Report.
Mitt Romney has criticized striking teachers in Chicago and claimed that Obama supports the teachers. A spokesman for Obama says that he is not taking sides.
Whitney Tilson’s presentation on the critical need for genuine school reform appears in full in this documentary.
Paul Peterson sits down with the WSJ to discuss a new study on how vouchers help African American students.
This Friday morning, the Fordham Institute will be hosting Chester Finn and Jessica Hockett, authors of the new book “Exam Schools: Inside America’s Most Selective Public High Schools,”
High school English teacher Roxanna Elden on how the image of successful “super teachers” conflicts with the harsh realities of real-life teaching
Paul Peterson and Eric Hanushek discuss which U.S. states have improved and which have declined over the past decade.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talks with Bob Bowden at the PEPG-EdNext conference “Learning from Improving School Systems at Home and Abroad.”
Paul Peterson and Eric Hanushek discuss their new report, which finds that the gains made by students in the U. S. are only middling compared to the gains being made by students in other countries.
AEI will be live-streaming an event at 4:00pm on parent power and the new politics of education reform (video will be unavailable until event starts at 4:00pm).
What We’re Watching: LIVE STREAMING Conference on Learning from Improving School Systems at Home and Abroad
The Harvard/Education Next conference, Learning from Improving School Systems at Home and Abroad: International and U.S. State Trends in Student Performance, will be live streaming today from 9:00AM-7:00PM (ET) and on Friday from 9:00AM-12:00PM (ET).
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu discusses the silver lining of Hurricane Katrina – education reform
Register here to participate in this Harvard Webinar, which takes place July 24 at 12:30.
Jeff Kwitowski of K12 talks with Choice Media TV about online education and its opponents.
These graduates of charter schools in Chicago are headed to college.