Making graduation too easy undermines the motivation of the entire system to introduce and implement effective programs, from preschool to 12th grade.
The recent furor over District of Columbia high schools issuing dubious diplomas has prompted pundits to declare a decade’s worth of school reform in the nation’s capital a failure.
Teacher evaluation reforms seem to have dissuaded new teachers—promising and less so—in equal measure.
One debunks myths with facts, not an alternative narrative.
The issue here is a difference in what we think education is for and what a good education is.
In the News: Douglas County Schools Must Pay the Private Education Costs of Student Who Has Autism, Judge Rules
In 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District that public school students with disabilities are entitled to greater benefits than some lower courts had determined.
A new poll released by USC and PACE finds that voters in California have a positive view of the state’s dashboard approach to accountability.
Personalized learning, most people think, starts with a map of all the things that kids need to learn.
A universal test opens the door to more effective, targeted efforts to draw talented, disadvantaged students into college.
John Schilling is the president of the AFC, one of the nation’s most influential organizations advocating for school choice.
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