Fall 2009 / Vol. 9, No. 4
Reformers in New York’s capital have brought high-quality charter schools to scale, giving hope to a generation of disadvantaged kids.
Lawmakers threaten D.C. scholarships despite evidence of benefits
Is court involvement in school spending essential to reform, or can we use education funding to drive reforms that promise better outcomes for students?
States should think twice before paying for more testing. There are easier ways to compare students to their global peers.
The 2009 Education Next-PEPG Survey asks if information changes minds about school reform.
What happens when the education reporter goes away?
Research can change the political agenda…if the circumstances are right
Emphasis on student rights continues in classrooms even when the Court begins to think otherwise
Alternative Routes to Teaching; When Mayors Take Charge; From A Nation at Risk to No Child Left Behind; Inside Urban Charter Schools; The Role and Impact of Public-Private Partnerships in Education; The Latino Education Crisis
Universal preschool will be a boon for middle-class parents. How it will help poor kids catch up is not so obvious.
Download Complete Results Here (PDF).
Arizona rulings hit scholarships and special education vouchers
Student performance gaps are easily explained
Our schools deserve an “F”
The answer may be luck, genes, and more
Race and Education, 1954—2007, by Raymond Wolters & Steady Gains and Stalled Progress, edited by Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel
Untangling race and education
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