Education Next Issue Cover

Winter 2012 / Vol. 12, No. 1

FEATURES

Academic Value of Non-Academics

The case for keeping extracurriculars


When the Best is Mediocre

Developed countries far outperform our most affluent suburbs

View the Global Report Card
View the Methodological Appendix


A Different Role for Teachers Unions

Cooperation brings high scores in Canada and Finland


The International Experience

What U.S. schools can and cannot learn from other countries

Photos: Additional images from the Education Next-PEPG Conference


Studying Teacher Moves

A practitioner’s take on what is blocking the research teachers need


NOT Your Mother’s PTA

Advocacy groups raise money, voices, hopes

Photos: Additional images of school advocacy groups



RESEARCH

Poor Results for High Achievers

New evidence on the impact of gifted and talented programs



FORUM

Unions and the Public Interest

Is collective bargaining for teachers good for students?



CHECK THE FACTS


BOOK REVIEWS

Green Dot Takeover

The Locke school story leaves questions unanswered


Seeing the Forest Instead of the Trees

Nuance needed when studying teachers unions



BRIEFS

Budget Buster

Teachers sue to protect pensions


“Hedge-Fund Guy” Emails Support to School Reformers

A conversation with Whitney Tilson


The Flipped Classroom

Online instruction at home frees class time for learning


Low Expectations

An insider’s view of ed schools


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

Sponsors