Eric Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson discuss a new study of how vouchers increase the likelihood of college attendance.
On Choice Media, six education policy experts debated the merits of the Common Core.
PBS will be broadcasting an hour’s worth of TED talks about education on Tuesday, May 7 at 10 pm.
Fordham and AEI created a video to recall the impact of A Nation at Risk and to reflect on what lies ahead.
Eric Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson discuss the importance of aligning teacher salaries with effectiveness.
David Steiner and Mark Bauerlein discuss whether and how the Common Core standards for English language arts will transform learning across the country.
The MAT@USC program combines interactive, web-based classes with an in-person practicum in the student’s own community.
The National Spelling Bee is adding a new challenge: children will now be required to define words as well as spell them.
This recent Education Sector panel focused on the possibilities and challenges of blended learning.
The Center for American Progress recently hosted a discussion on strategies for getting the best people to become teachers and principals.
Michelle Rhee, Russ Whitehurst, and Matthew Chingos discuss whether school districts can be levers for change to boost student achievement at a forum at Brookings.
Sara Mead and Russ Whitehurst assess President Obama’s preschool plan at a panel at the Fordham Institute.
Tom Loveless discusses a recent Brown Center study on the resurgence of ability grouping.
Mike Petrilli appeared on Independent Sources to discuss whether New York City’s gifted and talented programs increase racial segregation.
Fordham has released this teaser for a new book, Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century: Overcoming the Structural Barriers to School Reform.
Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson talk about President Obama’s State of the Union address in a discussion at the Hoover Institution.
James Roldan won second place in C-SPAN’s student documentary competition with his video Education: America’s Challenge.
Sugata Mitra’s TED talk on how to use cloud technology to build a learning lab for students in India.
Eric Smith, Tom Luna, Ulrich Boser and Rick Hess discuss the grades given to the 50 states by StudentsFirst in its state policy report card.
How extending the reach of excellent teachers can help teachers and kids.
Chris Barbic, Deb Gist, Kaya Henderson, Adrian Manuel, and Michelle Rhee were at AEI to discuss Rick Hess’s new book on the constraints education leaders face (and imagine).
Michelle Rhee addressed an audience at the Harvard School of Public Health as part of its series, “Decision Making: Voices from the Field.”
Bellwether hosts a discussion of Andy Smarick’s new book, The Urban School System of the Future.
Disadvantaged students from high-flying charter schools spend 3 weeks at Franklin & Marshall learning what it will take to succeed in college.
KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg discusses “cage-busting leadership” and how to empower principals to be leaders.