It’s finally here: Our best chance to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act since its passage shortly after 9/11. A...
June marked the end of my first year as superintendent of Partnership Schools , a nonprofit school management organization that (...
Disparate impact, Obamacare and ESEA, union agency fees, and how academic instruction affects students’ brains.
Who actually opts out of states tests, charter schools at twenty-five, Cami Anderson’s resignation, and the effects of non-public revenue on public schools.
The intriguing new book This Idea Must Die argues that we’re beset by beliefs that have outlived their usefulness. Some of them...
Last week, Chris Christie announced his candidacy for president . The current governor of New Jersey in one of fourteen...
Perhaps you’ve been on vacation or caught up in the historic events of recent weeks, but over the past ten days, we at the Thomas...
This timely study represents the most comprehensive analysis of American teacher unions’ strength ever conducted, ranking all...
The number of non-teaching staff in the United States (those employed by school systems but not serving as classroom teachers)...
In the reauthorization debate, civil rights groups are pressing to have ESEA force states to "do something" in schools where...
Minnesota passed the nation’s first charter school law in 1991, nearly twenty-five years ago. And it’s been fifteen years since...
In Redefining the School District in America , Nelson Smith reexamines existing recovery school districts (RSDs)—entities in...
By Elizabeth Haydel and Sheila Byrd Carmichael The need for standards-aligned curricula is the most cited Common Core challenge...
Lisa Hansel
Editor's note: This post originally appeared in a slightly different form at the Core Knowledge Blog. Education Week noted...
Elsewhere in this issue, you read about the "Youngstown Plan," sharpening the teeth of Ohio’s Academic Distress Commission (ADC)...
I taught fifth grade for many years at P.S. 277, in New York City’s South Bronx. But the school's full name was the Dr. Evelina...