AEI hosted a discussion on October 22 on where things stand with the Common Core and how its future looks. Panelists were Rick Hess, Catherine Gewertz, and Chris Minnich.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings advocates letting students control the pace of their own learning, which may include binge-learning calculus.
As part of Stanford University’s State of the Union 2014 course, Randi Weingarten, Linda Darling-Hammond and Chester Finn discuss the current state of education reform.
PBS NewsHour looks into how much testing there will be in this first year of Common Core testing.
Mike McShane explains how our education system could be changed to help the have-nots catch up to the haves
On October 2, Campbell Brown was at AEI to discuss the Vergara v. California ruling and teacher tenure reform.
The Fordham Institute and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools hosted a discussion on the health of the charter school movement on Oct. 1.
Fordham hosted a conversation with Elizabeth Green, author of Building a Better Teacher, on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
Mike Petrilli and Neal McCluskey discuss the Common Core State Standards Initiative on CSPAN’s Washington Journal.
IntelligenceSquared recently hosted a debate on the Common Core which featured two Ed Next editors – Rick Hess and Mike Petrilli – on opposite sides.
Schools that want to see if they are holding their students to high standards can test their students using an exam given around the globe. A story on PBS Newshour takes a close look at the test.
As part of his HarvardX course, Paul E. Peterson discusses desegregation with Jim Ryan, the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.
Mike Petrilli and Mike McShane discuss the spread of legal challenges to state laws governing teacher tenure, dismissal, and seniority.
Eric Taylor of Stanford University explains the findings of a study on the effects of high-quality teacher evaluations on teacher performance.
A free online course on history, politics, and policy in American education, taught by Paul E. Peterson, will begin on Sept. 8.
Nina Rees discusses how schools will need to respond to rising numbers of unaccompanied children crossing the border.
On January 31, Fordham hosted a panel discussion on their latest report, “Lacking Leaders: The Challenges of Principal Recruitment, Selection, and Placement.”
Four undocumented teenagers from a high-poverty high school in Phoenix win a national robotics competition in this documentary produced by Jeb Bush, Jr.
Fordham’s Amber Northern talks about Common Core implementation at the EWA’s 67th National Seminar.
Students in Fowler USD, a school district in California facing financial challenges, can access speech therapy online.
Jeffrey Brown of PBS NewsHour talks with Rick Hess and Carmel Martin.
Middle school students play “Mission US,” an online adventure game that immerses students in American history.
Amber Northern appears on Huffington Post Live Monday at 2:30 pm to discuss the challenges of principal recruitment, selection, and placement.
Addressing a Leading Educators conference, Arne Duncan says we need to give teachers more opportunities to influence education policy without having to leave their teaching jobs.