Rick Hess chats with Sara Ziemnik about teaching history and how to nurture open and respectful debate in an era of polarization and general nastiness.
In Commentary, Sohrab Ahmari makes the case that Teach for America, once a leading light of the education reform movement, has now transformed itself into an arm of the progressive movement.
In many places, perhaps the most important mission for civic leaders is to provide the persistence, patience, and maturity that can help turn a vicious cycle into a virtuous one.
Why has support for the schools declined and what could turn that around?
Last week, Eli Broad announced that he would be retiring from his work at the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation in order to spend more time with his family.
Policymakers use the Pell Grant program to measure the share of low-income students enrolled at specific universities, but the reliability of this measure is rarely scrutinized.
Today, let’s set aside the Beltway stuff to talk a bit about that sign and what lately strikes me as the remarkably promiscuous use of that term—white supremacist—in education circles.
Success Academy Schools have begun sending home “Parent Investment Cards” evaluating how well parents are meeting their responsibilities.
The Core Knowledge Foundation has released a free online social studies curriculum for grades 3 to 5.
The other week, I called out teachers unions for failing to “walk the walk”; I think the same admonition can be applied to education funders, big time.
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