A new study by the Data Quality Campaign reviews school report cards issued by each state and finds many of them lacking.
On what basis will regulators be able to judge quality to protect families against making bad choices?
No child should have to wait for a school to get better when there are other opportunities available.
A new study confirms earlier ones finding that public schools are not better than private schools at fostering civic values.
If charter schools are to thrive, we need support from Democrats and Republicans.
As policymakers reconsider the “college for all” mindset, they face tough questions about what a high school diploma should mean and how best to ensure that every young adult has the chance to build a professional future that’s honored, fruitful, and rewarding.
The history of charter schools in D.C. at 20 and the past and future of charters nationwide at 25.
States are now putting pen to paper on their accountability plans and many of them want advice about what to do.
Over-relying on test scores and declaring with confidence that we know what works and what doesn’t can lead to big policy mistakes.
Students are able to pay up to 70 percent of their own tuition at a Catholic school by working one full day per week at a job in a professional setting arranged by their school.
Priming students to think about religion increases students’ willingness to delay gratification as well as their political tolerance.
Eleven studies have examined whether charter schools will have positive or negative indirect effects on students in district public schools.
The charter phenomenon is also reinventing the school district.
Black families appreciate what advocacy groups have done to end discriminatory segregation, but they also want to be able to choose the school that works best for their child.
Charters in Massachusetts would have been better positioned politically if they had not previously neglected to benefit more middle and upper-middle class families.
Within weeks of becoming Prime Minister, Theresa May made clear that she wants more of them.
Why has NAEP abandoned its foundational assessment and embarked on a new agenda?
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Board of Education voted to reject petitions for renewal for five charter schools.
A school’s results matter in the real world, more even than the gains its students made while enrolled there.
States should use proficiency rates cautiously because of their correlation with student demographics and prior achievement—factors that are outside of schools’ control.
Wells Fargo is learning a hard and correct lesson—that performance incentives need to be realistic, that results must be checked, and that managers must question rosy results.
Students who learn to work with complex texts during their K–12 years can handle the demands of college reading. Those who haven’t cannot.
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Nevada yesterday upheld the constitutionality of the nation’s most expansive educational choice law
In November, voters will have a chance to weigh in directly on the state’s charter school policy. Should they vote to allow more charter schools? Which direction does the evidence point?
The notion that charter enrollment presents a net cost of over $400 million to districts is incomplete and misleading.