Julie Young’s new venture offers international students the opportunity to earn a dual diploma from their native country and from a U.S. accredited high school through virtual learning.
Success Academy announced last week that it received an $8.5 million gift so that it can open more of its charter schools in New York City.
Yesterday the College Board released its newly revised version of the AP U.S. History framework.
Something special happens in schools rooted in enduring relationships and timeless values.
BASIS schools, which began as a network of academically challenging charter schools and now include private schools, will open a new school in China.
If those in our nation’s capital want to modify federal education policy along lines preferred by the public at large, they will enact a law that resembles the bipartisan bill passed by the Senate.
Employer pension costs represent a significant drain on resources that might otherwise have been available for classroom expenditures.
Graduation rates don’t tell us very much about whether students are prepared for life after graduation.
Why is it so difficult for America’s high-impact, “no-excuses” charter schools to participate in pre-K programs?
Six Catholic schools in East Harlem and the South Bronx have banded together into a network managed by a new group called the Partnership for Inner City Education, which signed an 11-year contract with the Archdiocese of New York to run the schools.
Charter enrollment patterns reflect parental choices and disparate classification rates
Charter enrollments driven by parental choices, not discriminatory policies
A continuation of the debate over a study on the impact of school spending by C. Kirabo Jackson, Rucker C. Johnson, and Claudia Persico
A response to Eric Hanushek
A response to Boosting Educational Attainment and Adult Earnings by C. Kirabo Jackson, Rucker C. Johnson, and Claudia Persico
A new report released by the National Center for Education Statistics finds that states vary in where they set their proficiency standards, reports Joy Resmovits. The study converted states’ cutoff scores on their own 2012-2013 state tests to where those scores would fall on the NAEP scale.
Massachusetts is moving to the new national standards and related tests. I prefer PARCC-Math over its predecessor, the MCAS-Math. Here are some of the reasons why.
The value of education savings accounts is to provide a space within the K–12 system for true breakthroughs.
Can the performance-contract approach of chartering be used to re-envision ESEA?
The Colorado Supreme Court ruled this morning that the voucher program in Douglas County violates the state’s Constitution.
The story of New Orleans’ success entails two parts: a disaster that created room to reinvent a deeply troubled urban school system and an energetic commitment to seize that opportunity.
As Nevada implements its groundbreaking education savings account (ESA) program, policy wonks were asked to say what the state must get right.
Is it possible to integrate human-graded assessments into online learning software?
District-level data from New York suggest that relatively affluent districts tend to have higher opt-out rates, and that districts with lower test scores have higher opt-out rates after taking socioeconomic status into account
Arguments made in a New York Times editorial against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax credit proposal do not withstand scrutiny.
What kind of education might work best for many (not all) kids who have holes in their hearts where their fathers should be? Or where their mothers should be? Or sometimes both?