School Choice and Trump’s Budget

By Guest Blogger 03/23/2017

A chat with Martin West

In the News: The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student

By 03/23/2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously that schools must give students with disabilities the chance to make meaningful progress,

What the Data Show on School Choice and Segregation

By 03/22/2017

There are a number of serious methodological challenges involved in empirical research on how education policies affect ethnic segregation.

Why You Do NOT Want Me On Your Education Council

By Guest Blogger 03/22/2017

I may have my own ideas about what makes a good school, I just don’t believe that I have the right to impose my views on you.

In the News: British Schools Hope to Improve Performance With Chinese Textbooks

By 03/22/2017

The UK Department for Education has begun implementing a new style of teaching math modeled on the way math is taught in China.

One More Time Now: Why Lowering Class Sizes Backfires

By and 03/21/2017

A large-scale reduction requires hiring massively more teachers, dipping deeper and deeper into the applicant pool.

In the News: Parents Call For More Funding For Charter, Magnet Schools

By 03/21/2017

In Connecticut, parents rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Hartford to call attention to charter and magnet school state funding discrepancies.

In the News: High-Stakes Senate Hearings on Gorsuch Set to Start This Week

By 03/20/2017

Some insight into how Judge Gorsuch might approach education issues if he is confirmed by the Senate.

Don’t Forget Magnet Schools When Thinking About School Choice

By and 03/17/2017

There are over 3,000 magnets across more than 600 school districts within 34 states, but they have received less attention in the research literature than charters.

In the News: Is your kid absent more than classmates? School ‘nudge’ letters tell parents just how much

By 03/17/2017

Schools let parents know how many times their children have been absent and how many times other children in the school have been absent.

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