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What We’re Watching: Education and Opportunity Book Launch

On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.


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What We’re Watching: Education and Opportunity Book Launch

On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.

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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.

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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: Education and Opportunity Book Launch

On Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon, AEI will host a launch event for “Education and Opportunity,” a new book by Mike McShane.


What We’re Watching: The Vergara Fight Goes Coast to Coast

Mike Petrilli and Mike McShane discuss the spread of legal challenges to state laws governing teacher tenure, dismissal, and seniority.


What We’re Watching: How Teacher Evaluations Can Improve Teacher Performance

Eric Taylor of Stanford University explains the findings of a study on the effects of high-quality teacher evaluations on teacher performance.


What We’re Watching: Saving Schools MOOC

A free online course on history, politics, and policy in American education, taught by Paul E. Peterson, will begin on Sept. 8.


What We’re Watching: Are U.S. Schools Prepared for Migrant Students?

Nina Rees discusses how schools will need to respond to rising numbers of unaccompanied children crossing the border.



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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

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


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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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