Low ratings drive improvements for schools in England
African Americans benefited the most
Study finds that students enrolled in a large “hybrid” course learned as much as students in a traditional course, at substantial cost savings
Insurance costs for teachers are 26 percent higher than they are for private-sector professionals
Measuring the impact of effective principals
Intensive math instruction has long-term benefits
Evidence of systematic growth in the effectiveness of midcareer teachers
Measuring its effects on students’ future earnings
The effect of start times on student achievement
Achievement tumbles when young students change schools
Evidence from North Carolina
New evidence on the impact of gifted and talented programs
New evidence from Chicago shows they fire the least effective teachers
The consequences of “last in, first out” personnel policies
Is lecturing really all that bad?
Can classroom observations identify practices that raise achievement?
Countries with performance pay for teachers score higher on PISA tests
Evidence from the New York City schools
New evidence from the Florida tax-credit scholarship program
How and why middle schools harm student achievement
Can citizens tell a good school when they see one?
Where the money goes depends on who’s running the state
Benefits were small and only reached white children
New evidence suggests they are boosting high school graduation and college attendance rates