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Good News for New Orleans

Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement

The New Orleans OneApp

Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice

The Myth About the Special Education Gap

Charter enrollment patterns reflect parental choices and disparate classification rates

Wisconsin High Schools Learn from New PISA Test

International comparison drives efforts to improve


Tracking Is a District Problem

A review of “On the Same Track” by Carol Corbett Burris

Taking On the Opportunity Gap

A review of “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis” by Robert D. Putnam


‘No-Racially-Disparate-Discipline’ Policies Opposed by Both Teachers and General Public
A Day at the Khan Lab School

Inquiry and self-direction guide student learning

Disparate Impact Indeed

Court’s latest ruling will hurt minority students

What Twitter Says about the Education Policy Debate

And how scholars might use it as a research tool

Press Releases

New Orleans Reforms Boost Student Performance

Families have many options as 93 percent of public school students attend charter schools

Published August 3, 2015 11:50 pm | Last Edited:August 3 11:50 pm

Charter Schools Do Not Appear to Discriminate Against Special Education Students

Students with disabilities more likely to remain in charters than in district schools

Published July 21, 2015 2:16 am | Last Edited:July 21 9:17 am

Race to the Top Competition Changes State Education Policies

Winners enact new initiatives, strengthen standards and expand charters

Published July 13, 2015 11:55 pm | Last Edited:July 13 3:59 pm

Wisconsin High School Reaches High International Benchmarks in Math and Reading

Participating in international testing motivates both educators and students

Published June 25, 2015 5:00 am | Last Edited:June 25 11:18 am

Increased Per-Pupil Spending Yields Improved Educational Attainment and Higher Future Wages for Students from Low-Income Families

How money is spent matters; school districts use unexpected increases more productively than they use other resources

Published May 28, 2015 12:21 pm | Last Edited:May 30 7:36 pm
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