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What We’re Watching: America’s Neglected Gifted Kids

Brandon Wright talks with The Wall Street Journal about what schools are doing for academically gifted students, the subject of a book he has written with Chester Finn.

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What We’re Watching: America’s Neglected Gifted Kids

Brandon Wright talks with The Wall Street Journal about what schools are doing for academically gifted students, the subject of a book he has written with Chester Finn.

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EdNext Podcast: Is Support for the Common Core Dropping or Stabilizing?

Marty West and Paul E. Peterson discuss the public’s changing opinion of 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: America’s Neglected Gifted Kids

Brandon Wright talks with The Wall Street Journal about what schools are doing for academically gifted students, the subject of a book he has written with Chester Finn.


What We’re Watching: Virtual Tour of Success Academy Charter Schools

An immersive, 360-degree panoramic view inside a Success Academy elementary school.


What We’re Watching: The New Hampshire Education Summit

The 74’s Campbell Brown interviewed GOP presidential candidates about education policy in New Hampshire on August 19.


What We’re Watching: One New Orleans Senior Struggles to Graduate

Nola.com tells the story of Sean Talley, an at-risk teenager from New Orleans trying to make it through high school.


What We’re Watching: Baseball Players To Visit Schools That Set High Standards

To win the contest and get a visit from a major league baseball player, nominate a school that “is hitting it out of the park with higher standards, clear expectations, and classroom support .”



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EdNext Podcast: Is Support for the Common Core Dropping or Stabilizing?

Marty West and Paul E. Peterson discuss the public’s changing opinion of the Common Core.

By 09/02/2015

EdNext Podcast: Comparing the EdNext Poll to the PDK Poll

Martin R. West and Paul E. Peterson discuss the findings of the 2015 Education Next poll and compare the results with the findings from this week’s PDK/Gallup Poll.

By 08/26/2015

What We’re Listening To: Diane Rehm Show on Teacher Shortages

Is there a nationwide teacher shortage? Why are so many districts struggling to fill certain kinds of teaching slots?

By 08/13/2015

What We’re Listening To: New Orleanians See Remarkable Progress A Decade After Hurricane Katrina

A new survey looks at how residents of New Orleans are feeling ten years after Hurricane Katrina.

By 08/10/2015

What We’re Listening To: This American Life on Desegregation

Nikole Hannah-Jones tells the story of Normandy School District, which accidentally launched a desegregation program.

By 08/07/2015

What We’re Listening To: Michael McShane Banters About Education Entrepreneurship

Mike McShane discusses a recent conference AEI held on the state of education entrepreneurship in K-12 education.

By 07/29/2015

What We’re Listening To: Sometimes A Little More Minecraft May Be Quite All Right

How much screen time is too much if the game is educational? Sarah Tribble of NPR investigates.

By 07/22/2015

What We’re Listening To: No More No Child Left Behind?

Chester E. Finn, Jr., Kati Haycock, and Lyndsey Layton discuss ESEA reauthorization on On Point.

By 07/09/2015

Ed Next Book Club: The Game Believes In You

Mike Petrilli interviews Greg Toppo about his new book.

By 05/21/2015

What We’re Listening To: Teacher Diversity in America’s Schools

Anna Egalite appeared on Where We Live to talk about teacher diversity and student success.

By 05/14/2015

What We’re Listening To: Ask A Teacher

In Slate’s new podcast, three teachers discuss the best and worst advice they’ve ever received.

By 05/07/2015

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


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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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