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Summer 2015 / Vol. 15, No. 3

FEATURES

The Origins of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

Excerpts from No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior’s Life from Black Power to Education 
Reform


What Explains Success at Success Academy?

Charter network focuses on what is being taught, and how


States Raise Proficiency Standards in Math and Reading

Commitments to Common Core may be driving the proficiency bar upward


More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters

A political game changer for public school choice?


Boot Camps for Charter Boards

Finding and training civic-minded leaders


School Reform for Rural America

Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education



RESEARCH

In Defense of Snow Days

Students who stay home when school is in session are a much larger problem



FORUM

How Many Charter Schools is Just Right?

Education Next talks with Scott Pearson, John H. “Skip” McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland



CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

Breaking the Mold

A review of A Democratic Constitution for Public Education, by Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim


NYC’s Former Schools Chancellor Recounts Struggles and Successes

A review of Joel Klein’s “Lessons of Hope”



BRIEFS

CREDO Reveals Successful Charters’ Secret Sauce

What are the general lessons to be learned from the many case studies of successful chartering?


The Rise of AltSchool and Other Micro-schools

Combinations of private, blended, and at-home schooling meet needs of individual students


We’re All Art Teachers

Don’t try to quantify its worth


Fool’s Gold

Office of Civil Rights takes on school finance


Sponsored Results
Sponsors

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University - Ideas Defining a Free Society

Harvard Kennedy School Program on Educational Policy and Governance

Thomas Fordham Institute - Advancing Educational Excellence and Education Reform

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