Federal Work-Study: Past Its Prime, or Ripe for Renewal?

By 06/26/2017

The Trump administration seeks to cut funding for the Federal Work-Study program by nearly 50 percent, from $990 million to $500 million, and to reform the program.

The Disconnect Between Educational Measures and Life Outcomes

By 06/26/2017

A new study examines the connection between teacher reports about behavior when students are 11 and later life outcomes for those students.

In the News: What Monday’s SCOTUS Ruling in Trinity Lutheran Preschool Case Could Mean for School Vouchers

By 06/26/2017

The Supreme Court will hand down its final rulings of the term today, including the Trinity Lutheran case.

For Best Results, Temper Passion With Professionalism

By 06/23/2017

Education reform is hard. Doing it well is at least as much about discipline and precision as it is about passion.

In the News: Legislature Fails to Give Mayor de Blasio Control of Schools

By 06/22/2017

In New York, the state legislature wrapped up its 2017 session without extending Mayor Bill de Blasio’s control over New York City’s schools.

In the News: Consumer Agency Condemns Abuses in Loan Forgiveness Program

By 06/22/2017

A report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warns of problems with a federal program that forgives some student loans for people who take public service jobs.

Good Government Is Not Good Enough When Managing Choice in the Real World

By 06/22/2017

Making school choice work requires engaged and mobilized families who can help address the human side of choice and competition in schools.

In the News: Rethinking the Parent-Teacher Conference

By 06/22/2017

In hundreds of schools, educators seek to build stronger relationships with parents and equip families with tools to reinforce classroom concepts at home.

Is the Trump Education Department Really “Rolling Back” Civil Rights?

By 06/21/2017

Looking behind the hype on sexual assault enforcement

Success Academy Shares Its Curriculum and Blueprints

By 06/21/2017

The centerpiece of Success Academy’s online offering is its K–4 English language arts curriculum.

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