What two new studies find and how they can inform the school choice debate
Trump’s apprenticeship expansion will not substitute for our failing K-12 schooling system.
A new study examines the connection between teacher reports about behavior when students are 11 and later life outcomes for those students.
In the News: What Monday’s SCOTUS Ruling in Trinity Lutheran Preschool Case Could Mean for School Vouchers
The Supreme Court will hand down its final rulings of the term today, including the Trinity Lutheran case.
On Monday, June 26 at 10:30 am, the Urban Institute will host an event focused on the release of new data from the Louisiana Scholarship Program.
Making school choice work requires engaged and mobilized families who can help address the human side of choice and competition in schools.
After the Secretary promised to provide states wide latitude in implementing ESSA, the DeVos team seems to be misreading the law, the substantive issues, and the politics.
The fact that overall funding progressivity remains low despite two decades of reforms suggests a troubling lack of progress on equitable funding of public schools.
Just how much do gains on reading and math gains on state tests tell us about school quality?
The former founder and CEO of the California Charter School Association, as well as former board president of the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Caprice Young now leads the Magnolia Public Schools.
Chartering has been used to allow communities to innovate in ways that traditional district schools cannot.
I wouldn’t have expected it, but events of the last 24 hours have got me in a surprisingly chipper mood.
Clashing rules and uncertain benefits for federal student-loan subsidies
Interdistrict open enrollment can help many kids, but in Ohio, some public school districts remain less than “open to all.”
High schools are increasingly holding end-of-year college signing ceremonies, which borrow heavily from more traditional NCAA signing events, when student-athletes announce their Division 1 college choice.
Maybe it’s just me, but I suspect that Trump’s energetic support is one of the worst things that could happen to school choice
Chartering has not been a single experiment or the product of a single vision, theory or doctrine.
Summit charter network shares its model nationwide
What Betsy DeVos should say when asked whether schools accepting vouchers can refuse to admit LGBTQ students.
It’s students who benefit from tax-credit scholarships
And will private schools be required to follow civil rights laws if they accept vouchers?
In an op-ed for Real Clear Education, Paul Peterson notes that public opinion surveys are finding that public support for vouchers is growing.
In the News: How Two Business-Savvy Nonprofits Are Breathing New Life Into Philadelphia’s Struggling Catholic Schools
Preserving traditional Catholic education while adding education reform elements has been the goal.
What if all public schools were held accountable through contracts that gave them freedom in return for results?
Let’s make sure not to break learning into little bits and scraps and bytes of disparate skills, disconnected from an inspiring, coherent whole.