Report by Dara Zeehandelaar and David Griffith, with Joanna Smith, Michael Thier, Ross Anderson, Christine Pitts & Hovanes...
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The latest SAT scores are out today, and as I remarked to Nick Anderson at the Washington Post , education reform appears to be...
The tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina provided a much-needed occasion to reflect on the progress of the city’s schools since...
Natalie Wexler
Standardized tests are commonly blamed for narrowing the school curriculum to reading and math. That’s one reason Congress is...
A school district should never go broke. But unfortunately, they can, and do. Take Pennsylvania’s beleaguered Chester Upland...
Kim Davis, the Rowan (Kentucky) County clerk, is in the spotlight this week for ignoring a federal judge’s order to issue...
In the CRPE debate between Paul Hill and Robin Lake on the issue of charter back-fill, Paul's right . Robin, as always, makes...
Anyone who has spent serious time within the U.S. public education system would likely agree that there are too many chefs in the...
Education policy is rarely a top issue in presidential campaigns. In the main, that's fine; most of the action takes place at the...
Chad Aldeman and Kirsten Schmitz
In the midst of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s controversial 2011 budget bill, many warned that the state’s public employees,...
Editor's note: This post originally appeared in a slightly different form at InsideSources. The United States is blessed to have...
On Wednesday, the American Federation for Children sponsored and cohosted with the Seventy Four a first-of-its-kind summit at...
Eight years ago, I offered my first public commentary about New Orleans’s post-Katrina reform strategy. In the spirit of personal...
wellesenterprises/iStock/Thinkstock As we approach the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’s groundbreaking and...
Though it might be hard to believe, the first primary of the 2016 election season is still six months away. But the “ideas...
On Wednesday, Campbell Brown and the American Federation for Children will host an education policy summit in New Hampshire with...
kathon_lanang/iStock/Thinkstock The poll results that Education Next released yesterday carry mildly glum news for just about...
Joe Anderson and Kelly James
As we move into the 2015–16 school year, the standards and assessments landscape is continuing to shift. State legislative and...
Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock One of the most hotly debated issues in American education today revolves around...
Alex Wong/Getty Images News/Thinkstock Last week, Bellwether Education Partners analyst (and Obama administration alumnus) Chad...
The GOP had its first 2016 presidential debate last night, featuring the top ten hopefuls by recent poll numbers. Moderators...
At last, Judgment Day is upon us. Though it seems like only yesterday Fordham was hailing the results of the 2014 midterm...
What’s taught to American children is often controversial nowadays, and our schools will forever be buffeted by the cultural...
Some arguments in education are endlessly recycled. Battles over homework, the best ways to teach math, school discipline, and...