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Mayoral Control in the Windy City

Emanuel battles to improve Chicago schools

Moving the Education Needle

A conversation with Scott Hamilton

For Education Entrepreneurs, Innovation Yields High Returns

Learning from Larry Berger, Jonathan Harber, and Ron Packard

Schooling Rebooted

Turning educators into learning engineers

Information Fuels Support for School Reform

Facts about local district performance alter public thinking

Will Mayor de Blasio Turn Back the School Reform Clock?

New York City’s charters and small high schools at risk


Historian Ravitch Trades Fact for Fiction

Latest book indifferent to the standards of social science

Underachieving in America

Researchers document international gaps, a journalist seeks the cause


Ballots Not Barristers

Arizona case shows limits of litigation

Common Core and the War on Self-Deception

Learning the truth about schools helps the school reform cause

Try Being a Student

An English teacher’s journey into Spanish class

Coming Soon: ‘Car-Key Kids’

What autonomous automobiles will mean for adolescence

Press Releases

Supplementing College Tuition Improves Grades of African American Students

Study finds promise of non-merit-based academic college scholarship significantly decreases school-wide suspensions in urban school district.

Published February 18, 2014 11:56 am | Last Edited:March 3 1:02 pm

Which Student Growth Method Should Policymakers Use to Evaluate Schools?

Measuring student performance correctly helps set the right expectations for students and teachers in both high-poverty and advantaged schools.

Published February 4, 2014 9:06 am | Last Edited:March 3 1:02 pm

Poll Data Show Information on School District’s National Ranking Boosts Support for School Reform

Public supports Common Core, and when given national ranking of local schools, Americans give those schools lower grades and express greater support for vouchers, charters, and teacher tenure reform

Published January 14, 2014 9:02 am | Last Edited:January 14 9:02 am

Mayoral Election May Threaten Progress in NYC Schools

Will academic success and public support protect charters and small high schools under a de Blasio administration?

Published November 4, 2013 6:08 am | Last Edited:March 3 1:02 pm
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