How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by Ed-Tech Vendors

Ten tips for school districts from an industry insider

Rethinking Federal Regulation of Sexual Harassment

The need for deliberation, not demagoguery, in the Age of Trump

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform

Public thinking on school choice, Common Core, higher ed, and more

Choosing Judicial Activism Over Originalism

Justice Antonin Scalia was a staunch proponent of “originalism” in constitutional jurisprudence, an approach to deciding cases based on constitutional text as it was originally understood by its authors.

Special Education Standards

Supreme Court raises level of benefit

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Redshirting may do more harm than good

School Choice and Trump’s Budget

A chat with Martin West

Why Senate Republicans Should Resist the Urge to Repeal the ESSA Accountability Reguations

Repealing the regs via the Congressional Review Act will make ESSA implementation a whole lot more difficult than it needs to be.

The Long Path to ESSA

An excerpt from “The Every Student Succeeds Act: What It Means for Schools, Systems, and States”

Reforming Remediation

College students mainstreamed into statistics are more likely to succeed

Will the XQ “Super Schools” Live Up to Their Name?

A new philanthropy’s competition to reinvent high school

Are Voucher Schools Unaccountable?

If you oppose vouchers because you think they lack accountability, it may be time to take another look.

Education Policy Under Donald Trump

What will education policy look like under a Trump administration? Education Next editors and contributors offer their thoughts.

Raising More Than Test Scores

Does attending a “no excuses” charter high school help students succeed in college?

In the News: Protesters Interrupt NAACP Board Meeting in Cincinnati

On Saturday, the national board of the NAACP ratified a resolution adopted this summary calling for a moratorium on charter school expansion.

What Do We Know About School Discipline Reform?

Assessing the alternatives to suspensions and expulsions

How Should States Design Their Accountability Systems?

Education Next talks with Jeb Bush, Heather Hough, and Michael Kirst

Common Confusion

Most kids in America aren’t on track for success. Why don’t they and their parents know it?

Massachusetts Charter Cap Holds Back Disadvantaged Students

This November, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to decide whether to expand the state’s quota on charter schools.

Ed Reform Rollback in New York City

Mayor de Blasio’s efforts remain a work in progress

In the News: Why Does the NAACP Oppose Charter Schools?

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.

An Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Focus your philanthropy on innovation outside the system

The Politics of the Common Core Assessments

Why states are quitting the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia

Ed Reform Battle in Los Angeles

Conflict escalates as charter schools thrive

Making Sense of the Opt-Out Movement

Education Next talks with Scott Levy and Jonah Edelman

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