Has Eva Moskowitz Gone Too Far on Parent Accountability?

By 10/12/2017

Success Academy Schools have begun sending home “Parent Investment Cards” evaluating how well parents are meeting their responsibilities.

In the News: ‘Open’ Curricula Offerings Expand to Social Studies

By 10/12/2017

The Core Knowledge Foundation has released a free online social studies curriculum for grades 3 to 5.

Education Philanthropists Should Walk the Walk on Accountability

By 10/11/2017

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.

What We Know About Career and Technical Education in High School

By 10/10/2017

States have been very active in passing laws about CTE. They now need to step up and support research that can help ensure these new initiatives are successful.

No, Half of American Schoolchildren Are Not ‘Low-Income’

By 10/06/2017

It might be the most common mistake in education writing today: declaring that a majority of public school students hail from “low income” families.

In the News: Turning “STEM” into “STEAM” Is Counterproductive to Protecting Arts Education

By 10/06/2017

Jay Greene argues that supporters of arts education are making a mistake when they try to sell the idea of integrating arts education into the study of science, technology, engineering and math.

Lynchpin of Teachers Union Power Returns to the Supreme Court

By 10/05/2017

If the Court rules against agency fees it would cause teachers unions’ membership to shrink and the unions’ political and economic wings to be clipped.

Advice to the Arnold Foundation

By 10/05/2017

The problem with Portfolio Management is the centralized and overly-active nature of a single quality-control entity.

In the News: Hispanic Dropout Rate Hits New Low, College Enrollment at New High

By 10/05/2017

New data from the Census Bureau show that the high school dropout rate among U.S. Hispanics has fallen to a new low, and that the reduction has come alongside a long-term increase in Hispanic college enrollment.

An Innovation That Looks Good Even Up Close

By 10/04/2017

The 21st Century Charter School in Gary, Indiana is an example of a school that does “dual enrollment” right.

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