According to a paper released this week by the American Enterprise Institute, charter authorizers are putting too many...
Since we at Fordham began reviewing state academic standards in 1997, we’ve understood—and made clear—that standards alone are...
Since we at Fordham began reviewing state academic standards in 1997, we have understood—and made clear—that standards alone are...
By Elizabeth Haydel and Sheila Byrd Carmichael The need for standards-aligned curricula is the most cited Common Core challenge...
by Katie Cristol and Brinton S. Ramsey Foreword by Amber M. Northern and Michael J. Petrilli The Common Core State Standards are...
Opting out, EngageNY's ELA curriculum, career and technical education, cell phones in school, and community college support programs.
Opting out, poverty and opportunity, presidential candidates’ views on education, and the link between AP exams and college outcomes.
Robert D. Putnam
The following is an excerpt from Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis , by Robert D. Putnam (Simon & Schuster, 2015),...
Last week, Fordham hosted Robert Putnam for a discussion of his new book Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis , which argues...
Standardized tests, rural education reforms, social mobility, and teacher turnover.
Ed reform’s low-hanging fruit, opting out, a grim view of American education, and the academic achievement of voucher students.
Editor's note: This post has been updated to include the entirety of "Knowledge is literacy." In his best-selling book In Defense...
The number of non-teaching staff in the United States (those employed by school systems but not serving as classroom teachers)...
American science performance is lagging as the economy becomes increasingly high tech, but our current science standards are...
In 2006, Ohio enacted one of the nation’s first “default closure” laws, which requires the lowest-performing charter schools to...
By Deven Carlson and Stéphane Lavertu School Closures and Student Achievement: An Analysis of Ohio’s Urban District and Charter...
By Daniela Doyle and Gillian Locke, Public Impact Foreword By Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Amber M. Northern A school’s leader...
When the Foundation for Excellence in Education released its first “Digital Learning Report Card” in 2011, the state-by-state...