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.

Gorsuch, the Judicious Judge

A Common-Sense Approach to Education Issues

A Common-Sense Approach to Education Issues

Reforming Remediation

College students mainstreamed into statistics are more likely to succeed

College students mainstreamed into statistics are more likely to succeed

What Do Parents Think of Their Children’s Schools?

EdNext poll compares charter, district, and private schools nationwide

EdNext poll compares charter, district, and private schools nationwide

Education Policy Under Donald Trump

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Non-Cognitive Measures Not Ready for Accountability

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.

EdNext Podcast: Arne Duncan’s Legacy

Michael B. Horn and Paul E. Peterson discuss Arne Duncan’s decision to resign and what his legacy will be as Secretary of Education.

Charter Schools: Taking Stock

It’s time to review the progress of the charter movement and the challenges that lie ahead, what we’ve done right as well as where we’ve gone astray..

What the Republican Presidential Contenders Should Be Saying About Education

On Wednesday, Campbell Brown and the American Federation for Children will host an education policy summit in New Hampshire with at least six of the GOP presidential contenders. Here’s what I hope they will say.

Good News for New Orleans

Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement

Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement

Public Supports Testing, Opposes Opt-Out, Opposes Federal Intervention

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.

The Contours of a Deal on ESEA Are In Sight

What will survive, what will be eliminated, and what’s still up in the air

Faith, Hope, and Hard Work: Reflections on Year One of Partnership Schools

June marked the end of my first year as superintendent of Partnership Schools, a nonprofit school management organization that was granted broad authority to manage and operate six K–8 urban Catholic schools.

A Checklist for Fixing ESEA

Things are moving rapidly here in DC. Yesterday, on a 218-213 vote, the House narrowly passed the Student Success Act.

Summer School is Coming, Get Parents Involved

Parents who are given actionable feedback on how their kids are doing in summer school are more likely to talk with their kids and their kids are more likely to earn course credit.

Wisconsin High Schools Learn from New PISA Test

International comparison drives efforts to improve

International comparison drives efforts to improve

Big Impact: Supreme Court Housing Decision Could Have Significant Effect on Education

The education community should be watching to see how the Supreme Court rules on a housing case from Dallas which considers whether plaintiffs can bring “disparate impact” claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).

Want More College Graduates? Improve Our K–12 System

We have already closed the gap between college readiness and college attainment.

Four Lessons from the Opt-Out Debate

It’s still too soon to gauge whether the opt-out movement is a true groundswell of opposition, a union-driven blip on the radar, or something in between.

Education Savings Accounts Turn 5 Years Old

Some 3,000 students in Arizona and Florida are now using education savings accounts, more than half of them children with special needs.

Sponsored Results
Sponsors

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University - Ideas Defining a Free Society

Harvard Kennedy School Program on Educational Policy and Governance

Thomas Fordham Institute - Advancing Educational Excellence and Education Reform

Sponsors

Send me the
education next daily email alert
Notify me when
education next posts a big story
Sponsors

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University - Ideas Defining a Free Society

Harvard Kennedy School Program on Educational Policy and Governance

Thomas Fordham Institute - Advancing Educational Excellence and Education Reform