A review of studies that measure the causal impact of online courses.
A chat with Martin West
In an environment where young rural adults already suffer from isolation and low economic opportunity, the shorter school week could exacerbate their problems.
Repealing the regs via the Congressional Review Act will make ESSA implementation a whole lot more difficult than it needs to be.
Can micro-credentials reboot professional development?
An excerpt from “The Every Student Succeeds Act: What It Means for Schools, Systems, and States”
College students mainstreamed into statistics are more likely to succeed
A new philanthropy’s competition to reinvent high school
If you oppose vouchers because you think they lack accountability, it may be time to take another look.
What will education policy look like under a Trump administration? Education Next editors and contributors offer their thoughts.
Does attending a “no excuses” charter high school help students succeed in college?
On Saturday, the national board of the NAACP ratified a resolution adopted this summary calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.
Assessing the alternatives to suspensions and expulsions
Education Next talks with Jeb Bush, Heather Hough, and Michael Kirst
Most kids in America aren’t on track for success. Why don’t they and their parents know it?
This November, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to decide whether to expand the state’s quota on charter schools.
Mayor de Blasio’s efforts remain a work in progress
At its national convention, the NAACP voted to support a moratorium on the growth of charter schools, which is puzzling because opinion surveys show strong support for charter schools among African Americans.
Focus your philanthropy on innovation outside the system
Why states are quitting the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia
Conflict escalates as charter schools thrive
Education Next talks with Scott Levy and Jonah Edelman
School-family partnerships foster student success
Racial composition of schools and student learning
Non-cog or character skills are incredibly important but if we are going to use these and other ideas to improve education, we are going to need a significant shift toward funding research and greater patience to bring those ideas to fruition.