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Inside Successful District-Charter Compacts

Teachers and administrators collaborate to share best practices

Beyond the Factory Model

Oakland teachers learn how to blend

Civil Rights Enforcement Gone Haywire

The federal government’s new school-discipline policy

Still Reforming after All These Years

A conversation with Terry Grier


Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?

Education Next talks with Robin J. Lake, Gary Miron, and Pedro A. Noguera


Does Student Attrition Explain KIPP’s Success?

Evidence on which students leave KIPP middle schools and who replaces them

Check the Facts


Reporting Opinion, Shaping an Agenda

A review of ‘Teachers Versus the Public,’ by Paul E. Peterson, Michael Henderson and Martin R. West

Catholic School Closures and the Decline of Urban Neighborhoods

A review of ‘Lost Classroom, Lost Community’ by Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett


Teacher-Tenure Decision Is NOT an Abuse of Judicial Power

Vergara precedents are multiple, judge's actions restrained

Expand Your Reach

New-world role combines coaching teachers and teaching students

Learning in the Digital Age

Better apps are coming

Still Reforming after All These Years

A conversation with Terry Grier

Script Doctors

A compelling play on the wrong stage?

Press Releases

Effective Schools Help Students Outperform Expectations Based on Cognitive Skills

Differences in school effectiveness have important consequences for students’ academic achievement.

Published August 27, 2014 11:07 am | Last Edited:August 27 11:07 am

U.S. Students from Educated Families Fall Short in Math Proficiency on Global Stage

U.S. ranks 27th out of 34 OECD countries overall; 28th among students with at least one college-educated parent

Published May 13, 2014 11:28 am | Last Edited:May 20 11:32 am
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Charter Schools against the Odds
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Fall 2014 / Vol. 14, No. 4

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