Rather than expending effort to fight school choice, we need to focus on fighting for policies that will make choice work well for students with special needs.
Dana Goldstein looks at efforts to retool and expand vocational education, now called career and technical education, in West Virginia in a front-page story for the New York Times.
An interview with Jake Schwartz, CEO and co-founder of General Assembly, one of the world’s leading bootcamps.
With the US Department of Education now approving state ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) plans, attention turns to those plans’ contents. This includes how states intend to help kids assigned to persistently struggling schools.
Mediocrity, not failure, is the greatest challenge facing American schools today.
Politico’s Eliza Shapiro looks at what has happened to education reform in New York over the past three years.
In an article for the Washington Post, Jill Coody Smiths describes some ways schools are exposing kids to the arts and discusses some of the benefits of arts education.
In U.S. News and World Report, Rick Hess responds to the Boston Globe’s revelation that Boston’s 16 charter-school leaders earned total compensation of $150,000 to $200,000 in 2016.
The California State University system will no longer require less-prepared students to take remedial courses, the Chancellor’s office announced last week.
President Trump proposed major changes to the federal student loan program in his first budget request to Congress.
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