What We’re Watching: Vouchers and College Attendance

Eric Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson discuss a new study of how vouchers increase the likelihood of college attendance.

By Education Next    Charter Schools and Vouchers, Multimedia, Video  

What We’re Watching: Common Core Debate: Three on Three

On Choice Media, six education policy experts debated the merits of the Common Core.

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What We’re Watching: TED Talks Education

PBS will be broadcasting an hour’s worth of TED talks about education on Tuesday, May 7 at 10 pm.

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What We’re Watching: A Nation At Risk: 30 Years Later

Fordham and AEI created a video to recall the impact of A Nation at Risk and to reflect on what lies ahead.

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What We’re Watching: Hanushek and Peterson on Teacher Salaries

Eric Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson discuss the importance of aligning teacher salaries with effectiveness.

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What We’re Watching: Are the Common Core Standards the Path to a Better Educated America?

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David Steiner and Mark Bauerlein discuss whether and how the Common Core standards for English language arts will transform learning across the country.

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What We’re Watching: Online Teacher Training at USC

The MAT@USC program combines interactive, web-based classes with an in-person practicum in the student’s own community.

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What We’re Watching: When Spelling a Word Just Isn’t Enough

The National Spelling Bee is adding a new challenge: children will now be required to define words as well as spell them.

By Education Next    Multimedia, Video  

What We’re Watching: Blended Learning in Practice

This recent Education Sector panel focused on the possibilities and challenges of blended learning.

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What We’re Watching: Getting Top Talent into the Nation’s Schools

The Center for American Progress recently hosted a discussion on strategies for getting the best people to become teachers and principals.

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What We’re Watching: How Important Are School Districts?

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.

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What We’re Watching: Assessing the President’s Preschool Plan

Sara Mead and Russ Whitehurst assess President Obama’s preschool plan at a panel at the Fordham Institute.

By Education Next    Early Childhood and Preschool, Multimedia, Video  

What We’re Watching: Is Tracking and Ability Grouping Making a Comeback?

Tom Loveless discusses a recent Brown Center study on the resurgence of ability grouping.

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What We’re Watching: Separate but Not Equal in New York City

Mike Petrilli appeared on Independent Sources to discuss whether New York City’s gifted and talented programs increase racial segregation.

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What We’re Watching: Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century

Fordham has released this teaser for a new book, Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century: Overcoming the Structural Barriers to School Reform.

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What We’re Watching: Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson on the State of the Union 2013

Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson talk about President Obama’s State of the Union address in a discussion at the Hoover Institution.

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What We’re Watching: Education – America’s Challenge

James Roldan won second place in C-SPAN’s student documentary competition with his video Education: America’s Challenge.

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What We’re Watching: Build a School in the Cloud

Sugata Mitra’s TED talk on how to use cloud technology to build a learning lab for students in India.

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What We’re Watching: StudentsFirst’s 2013 State Policy Report Card

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.

What We’re Watching: Paying Teachers More, Within Budget

How extending the reach of excellent teachers can help teachers and kids.

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What We’re Watching: AEI Event on Cage-Busting Leadership

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).

By Education Next    Governance and Leadership, Video  

What We’re Watching: Michelle Rhee at Harvard

Michelle Rhee addressed an audience at the Harvard School of Public Health as part of its series, “Decision Making: Voices from the Field.”

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What We’re Watching: Can Chartering Replace the Urban District?

Bellwether hosts a discussion of Andy Smarick’s new book, The Urban School System of the Future.

By Education Next    Charter Schools and Vouchers, Multimedia, Video  

What We’re Watching: Launching No Excuses Kids into College and Beyond

Disadvantaged students from high-flying charter schools spend 3 weeks at Franklin & Marshall learning what it will take to succeed in college.

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What We’re Watching: Mike Feinberg on Cage-Busting Leadership

KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg discusses “cage-busting leadership” and how to empower principals to be leaders.

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