My U.S. News column this week asks if EngageNY might be the first “breakout hit” of the Common Core era. A lot of us who support...
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...
AEI just released a very good, short report on charter authorizing, “ The Paperwork Pileup: Measuring the Burden of Charter...
Amid way too much talk about testing and the Common Core, not enough attention is being paid to what parents will actually learn...
Darned USPS. It appears that back in 2001 or so, now-Governor of Delaware Jack Markell wrote an opinion piece about private...
Common Core-aligned tests, career and technical education, liberal arts in elementary schools, and non-cognitive measures.
Opting out, EngageNY's ELA curriculum, career and technical education, cell phones in school, and community college support programs.
In the age of college- and career-ready standards, the education reform community is finally jumping on the career and technical...
The National Center for Education Statistics released the fourth study in a series designed to evaluate high school students’...
Achieve has spent a decade relentlessly tracking and reporting on states’ progress in adopting “college- and career-ready” (CCR)...
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...
Opting out, poverty and opportunity, presidential candidates’ views on education, and the link between AP exams and college outcomes.
Standardized tests, rural education reforms, social mobility, and teacher turnover.
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...