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What We’re Watching: Ken Burns’ Documentary on the Greenwood School

“The Address” focuses on students at the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont, who are encouraged to memorize and recite the Gettysburg Address.

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What We’re Watching: Ken Burns’ Documentary on the Greenwood School

“The Address” focuses on students at the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont, who are encouraged to memorize and recite the Gettysburg Address.

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What We’re Listening To: With Common Core, D.C. Students Read More — And More Deeply

WAMU reporter Kavitha Cardoza looks at what the new standards mean for students.

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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. Speakers included federal, state, and local policymakers, as well as education professionals and academics from the U.S. and abroad. Below is a collection of more than […]

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What We’re Watching: Ken Burns’ Documentary on the Greenwood School

“The Address” focuses on students at the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont, who are encouraged to memorize and recite the Gettysburg Address.

By Education Next


What We’re Watching: A High School That Teaches Students to Fly

Students at Davis Aerospace, a public school in Detroit, can earn a pilot’s license.

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What We’re Watching: State Education Agencies: The Smaller the Better?

Fordham will host a panel on April 24 to discuss whether SEAs should be shrunk and their responsibilities given to others.

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What We’re Watching: All Students Can

Ed Trust on how all students can achieve at higher levels.

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What We’re Watching: Closing the Language Gap

A gadget that counts words spoken to children is used to help close the “word gap” between affluent and low-income families (NYT)

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What We’re Listening To: With Common Core, D.C. Students Read More — And More Deeply

WAMU reporter Kavitha Cardoza looks at what the new standards mean for students.

By 04/15/2014

What We’re Listening To: Universal Pre-K and Charter Schools in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo talks education on the Brian Lehrer show.

By 03/17/2014

What We’re Listening To: Renewed Debate Over Common Core Standards And Testing

Monday morning at 11:00 am on the Diane Rehm show the topic is the Common Core standards.

By 03/03/2014

What We’re Listening To: Paul Peterson on Measuring Up

Paul Peterson was interviewed by Bob Bowdon on Choice Media about a new study that looks at public opinion on school reform.

By 01/17/2014

Ed Next Book Club: Amanda Ripley on The Smartest Kids in the World


Mike Petrilli talks with Amanda Ripley about her bestselling book.

By Education Next 12/09/2013

What We’re Listening To: Is U.S. Education Still Competitive?

Paul E. Peterson and Chester E. Finn, Jr. discuss what is wrong with the American education system and how it can be fixed.

By 10/25/2013

Ed Next Book Club: Endangering Prosperity

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Paul Peterson, Eric Hanushek, and Ludger Woessmann about their new book.

By Education Next 09/19/2013

What We’re Listening To: Matt Miller Interviews Amanda Ripley

Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World, is interviewed by Matt Miller on KCRW.

By 09/17/2013

What We’re Listening To: Field Trips Work

The authors of a new study on the impact of field trips on student learning were interviewed for the “Ozarks at Large” program produced by NPR affiliate KUAF in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

What We’re Listening To: Custom Learning in the Digital Age

A radio documentary looks at how computer programs can customize learning, in effect providing each child with a personal tutor.

By 09/06/2013

Ed Next Book Club: Richard Colvin’s Tilting at Windmills

Mike Petrilli talks with Richard Colvin about his new book on San Diego and school reform

By 07/30/2013

What We’re Listening To: Christian D’Andrea on Wisconsin’s Limits to Union Power

How Wisconsin’s Act 10, which limits collective bargaining for certain public employees, affects education policy.

By 07/22/2013

Ed Next Book Club: Sarah Carr on Hope Against Hope

Mike Petrilli talks with Sarah Carr about school reform in New Orleans

By Education Next 06/12/2013

Ed Next Book Club: Michelle Rhee on Radical

Mike Petrilli talks with Michelle Rhee about her new autobiography, ‘Radical: Fighting to Put Students First.’

By Education Next 04/30/2013

What We’re Listening To: Paul E. Peterson on the Common Core

Ed Next’s Paul E. Peterson was a guest on New Hampshire Public Radio to discuss the Common Core.

By Education Next 04/29/2013

Ed Next Book Club: Tony Wagner on Creating Innovators

Mike Petrilli talks with Tony Wagner about how schools can light the spark of innovation within their students.

By Education Next 03/13/2013

Ed Next Book Club: Andy Smarick on The Urban School System of the Future

Mike Petrilli talks with Andy Smarick about alternatives to urban school districts.

By Education Next 12/14/2012

What We’re Listening To: Mike Petrilli and Josh Starr on Whether the Brightest Students Are Being Challenged

Ed Next’s Mike Petrilli was a guest on What’s the Big Idea? a podcast hosted by Josh Starr, superintendent of schools in Montgomery County, Md.

By 12/12/2012

Ed Next Book Club: David Cohen on Teaching and its Predicaments

Mike Petrilli talks with David Cohen about the depressing track record of efforts to improve teaching and learning.

By Education Next 11/20/2012

Ed Next Book Club: Nate Levenson on Smarter Budgets, Smarter Schools

Mike Petrilli talks with Nate Levenson about getting by with smaller school budgets.

By Education Next 10/19/2012

Ed Next Book Club: Paul Tough on How Children Succeed

Mike Petrilli talks with Paul Tough about his new book on the role of grit in success.

By Education Next 09/05/2012

Ed Next Book Club: Michael Horn on Disrupting Class

Mike Petrilli talks with Michael Horn about disruptive innovation in education.

By Education Next 08/16/2012

Ed Next Book Club: Peg Tyre’s The Good School

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with Peg Tyre about her new book, which offers advice to parents concerned about school quality.

By Education Next 01/19/2012

Ed Next Book Club: Diane Ravitch’s The Death and Life of the Great American School System

Mike Petrilli talks with Diane Ravitch about her best-selling book and her vision for the future.

By 01/18/2012

Ed Next Book Club: Paul Tough’s Whatever it Takes

Podcast: Mike Petrilli talks with New York Times Magazine editor Paul Tough about his book on the Harlem Children’s Zone.

By Education Next 01/17/2012


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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. Speakers included federal, state, and local policymakers, as well as education professionals and academics from the U.S. and abroad. Below is a collection of more than […]

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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