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Continuing Change in Newark

To protect reform, Chris Cerf builds collaborative relationships

The Politics of the Common Core Assessments

Why states are quitting the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia

Ed Reform Battle in Los Angeles

Conflict escalates as charter schools thrive

Incomplete Reform in Baltimore

A shift in authority to school leaders falls short

The Bronx is Learning

Content-rich curriculum drives achievement at Icahn Charter School


Making Sense of the Opt-Out Movement

Education Next talks with Scott Levy and Jonah Edelman

Opt-Out Reflects the Genuine Concerns of Parents

Forum: Making Sense of the Opt-Out Movement

This Issue Is Bigger Than Just Testing

Forum: Making Sense of the Opt-Out Movement


School Closures In New York City

Did students do better after their high schools were closed?


One Hundred Miles and a World Apart

A review of “The Battle for Room 314” and “The Secret Lives of Teachers”

Teaching Character

A review of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth and “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why” by Paul Tough


Transition Time
Think Big, Go Small

A different approach to starting a school

Reaping the Whirlwind

Union victory on tenure may be short-lived

Virtual Reality Disruption

Will 3-D technology break through to the educational mainstream?

Press Releases

Study finds school closures in NYC benefitted rising ninth-graders

Students enrolled in higher performing high schools, more likely to earn Regents diploma

Published July 26, 2016 12:01 am | Last Edited:July 25 5:00 pm

States curb Common Core opposition by leaving testing consortia

Thirty-eight states have left either PARCC, Smarter Balanced, or both since 2010

Published July 12, 2016 12:13 am | Last Edited:July 12 12:31 am

New analyses of opt-out movement offer fresh perspectives

Although less likely to be economically disadvantaged, opt-out students tended to be lower-achieving than test takers in New York State last year

Published June 21, 2016 12:01 am | Last Edited:June 20 4:22 pm

Once promising reforms stall in Baltimore

Student performance low, principal attrition high in Charm City

Published June 14, 2016 6:01 am | Last Edited:June 14 9:10 am

Icahn Charter Schools build background knowledge to drive learning

Student achievement places Icahn among NYC’s top performing charter networks

Published June 7, 2016 2:00 am | Last Edited:June 7 12:45 am
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