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What We’re Watching: The Game Believes in You

On Tuesday, April 28, the Fordham Institute will host a conversation with Greg Toppo about his new book, The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter.


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What We’re Watching: The Game Believes in You

On Tuesday, April 28, the Fordham Institute will host a conversation with Greg Toppo about his new book, The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter.

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What We’re Listening To: What Makes A Land Of Opportunity?

Krissy Clark of Marketplace visits Dayton, Ohio, which has one of the worst rates of economic mobility in the U.S, but which is also the home of a great deal of education innovation.

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Learning from the International Experience: Conference Photos

In August 2011, Education Next and the Program on Education Policy and Governance co-hosted a conference to examine whether U.S. students are ready to compete in a global economy.

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What We’re Watching: The Game Believes in You

On Tuesday, April 28, the Fordham Institute will host a conversation with Greg Toppo about his new book, The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter.


What We’re Watching: What Can We Learn From Cage-Busting Teachers?

Teacher Marilyn Rhames gives teachers strategic advice on how to start new school programs. Rhames appeared at a Cage-Busting Teacher event at AEI.


What We’re Watching: Incorporating Noncognitive Skills into Education Policy

On Tuesday, March 31, the Brown Center hosted an event looking at what policymakers need to know about how noncognitive skills like grit can be cultivated.


What We’re Watching: Moneyball for Education

Rick Hess and Bethany Little describe how state and local school systems could use data and evidence to improve student outcomes just like Billy Beane did for the Oakland A’s.


What We’re Watching: Cage-Busting Teachers

On Wednesday, April 15, AEI will host a discussion of The Cage-Busting Teacher, a new book by Rick Hess.



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What We’re Listening To: What Makes A Land Of Opportunity?

Krissy Clark of Marketplace visits Dayton, Ohio, which has one of the worst rates of economic mobility in the U.S, but which is also the home of a great deal of education innovation.

By 04/21/2015

Ed Next Book Club: A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Mike Petrilli interviews Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim about their new book.

By 04/01/2015

What We’re Listening To: Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

A middle school in Nashville is embracing “opportunity culture” and allowing its most talented teachers to lead multiple classrooms.

By 03/31/2015

What We’re Listening To: Meet the Teachers Crazy Enough to Teach Middle School

WNYC series looks at what it is like to be 12 years old.

By 03/20/2015

What We’re Listening To: Three Miles

What happens when a program brings together students from a poor public school and a rich private school that are three miles apart?

By 03/16/2015

What We’re Listening To: Rethinking Standardized Testing

Diane Rehm hosted a discussion of the role of standardized testing on her NPR show last week.

By 02/23/2015

What We’re Listening To: Giving Every Child, Everywhere, a Fair Shot

President Obama weighed in on ESEA reauthorization in his weekly radio address.

By 02/15/2015

What We’re Listening To: Are States Losing Common Ground on Common Core?

Mike Petrilli, Anne Hyslop, Anya Kamenetz, and Jeannie Metcalf on KCRW’s “To The Point”

By 02/13/2015

What We’re Listening To: Senate Committee Hearing on Fixing NCLB

The Senate HELP committee will look at how to fix the testing and accountability provisions of No Child Left Behind.

By 01/20/2015

What We’re Listening To: Freakonomics Radio on America’s Education Problem

How much of the problem lies in our teaching, and what’s to be done about it?

By 01/08/2015

What We’re Listening To: How Does A Principal Work?

KIPP Academy Middle School principal Andrew Rubin describes his workday on this edition of Slate’s Working podcast.

By 12/19/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Dana Goldstein on The Teacher Wars

Mike Petrilli interviews Dana Goldstein about her new book on teachers.

By 12/10/2014

What We’re Listening To: This American Life on School Discipline

This week’s episode of This American Life tells stories of how schools handle misbehaving kids.

By 10/21/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Laurence Steinberg on Age of Opportunity

Mike Petrilli talks with Laurence Steinberg about his new book on what science tells us about adolescence.

By 09/26/2014

What We’re Listening To: A Tale of Two Polls

A story on NPR’s Morning Edition looks into why two new surveys come to different conclusions about the extent of support for the Common Core.

By 08/20/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Elizabeth Green on Building a Better Teacher

Mike Petrilli interviews Elizabeth Green about her new book on great teaching.

By 08/08/2014

What We’re Listening To: What’s In the Common Core Math Standards?

Jason Zimba, one of the lead authors of the Common Core math standards, talks about what’s in the standards.

By 07/16/2014

What We’re Listening To: The Children We Mean to Raise

On EdCast, Richard Weissbourd talks about his new report, which finds that children are more concerned with achievement than with being a good person.

By 07/11/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Richard Whitmire on On the Rocketship

Mike Petrilli interviews Richard about his new book about the high-performing Rocketship charter network.

By 06/20/2014

What We’re Listening To: The Debate Over Tenure for Teachers

A superintendent, a teachers union president, and a reporter debate teacher tenure in light of a court ruling that found the policy unconstitutional.

By 06/17/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Sam Chaltain on Our School


Mike Petrilli talks with Sam Chaltain about schools, community, and choice.

By Education Next 06/02/2014

What We’re Listening To: Mike Petrilli and Nina Rees on Charter Schools

Nina Rees visits the Education Gadfly Show to talk about federal charter school legislation and what district schools can learn from charters.

By 05/16/2014

What We’re Listening To: Do Common Core Standards Really Matter?

Tom Loveless of Brookings on how the Common Core came about, why some are opposed to it , and what its impact will be on student achievement.

By 05/02/2014

What We’re Listening To: How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

The Kalamazoo Promise scholarship program is featured on NPR’s Morning Edition.

By 04/28/2014

What We’re Listening To: Texas Ten Percent Plan

The author of a new study on the impact of the Ten Percent plan on college enrollment talks with Houston Public Media.

By 04/23/2014


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Learning from the International Experience: Conference Photos

In August 2011, Education Next and the Program on Education Policy and Governance co-hosted a conference to examine whether U.S. students are ready to compete in a global economy.

By 12/02/2011

School Advocacy Groups

Additional images of school advocacy groups from Education Reform Now, Parent Revolution, and Stand for Children. For more on school advocacy groups see “Not Your Mother’s PTA” by Bruno V. Manno. Education Reform Now Parent Revolution Stand for Children

By 10/26/2011

Performance Learning Centers

Photos: Additional images of Performance Learning Centers (PLCs) in Hampton and Richmond, VA.

By Education Next 08/11/2011

Hybrid Schools

Photos: Additional images of the Denver School of Science and Technology, High Tech High in San Diego, Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary School in San Jose, and School of One in New York City.

By Education Next 03/15/2011

Catalyst Schools

Photos: Additional images of the Catalyst Schools in Chicago.

By Education Next 02/25/2011


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