Almost every article and column written about the nascent GOP presidential campaign mentions Tea Party opposition to immigration...
Last week, in his State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put the weight of his office behind an education tax...
Last week, Mike Petrilli issued a “ stump speech challenge ” asking his fellow education wonks to come up with talking points...
The word around town is that support for annual testing among rank-and-file members of Congress—in both chambers and on both...
At the Education for Upward Mobility conference, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute released ten working conference papers about the...
Student achievement in single-parent homes, Denver’s rising public school enrollment, top-down accountability problems, and private schools of choice.
Mary Scott Hunter
Editor's note: This post was originally published in a slightly different form on the Daily Caller. There is a message for...
By Daniela Doyle and Gillian Locke, Public Impact Foreword By Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Amber M. Northern A school’s leader...
Congressional Republicans have promised to overhaul the No Child Left Behind act this year; the big debate so far has been...
Children cannot be truly literate without knowing about history, science, art, music, literature, civics, geography, and more...
by Katie Cristol and Brinton S. Ramsey Foreword by Amber M. Northern and Michael J. Petrilli The Common Core State Standards are...
Editor's note: This post originally appeared in a slightly different form in the Daily News. Talk about glaciers melting! The...
Editor's note: This editorial originally appeared in a slightly different form in the Austin American-Statesman . At noon on...
Arizona last week became the first state to make passing the U.S. Citizenship Test a high school graduation requirement. Governor...
Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of personal reflections on the current state of education reform and contemporary...
Though hardly the only issue to be debated during the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education act, annual...
At Inside Schools, a website for parents covering New York City schools, reporter Lydie Raschka visits a dozen elementary schools...
January 28, 2015 - 8:00 am to 9:30 am

We invite you to join us as we inaugurate our monthly Education Speakers Series in Columbus. For our first event, the Fordham Institute joins with School...

Over 120,000 charter students in Ohio deserve the opportunity to receive an excellent education. But far too often, Ohio charters...
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute set out to answer a basic (yet complicated) question: how much does each school in the D.C. metro...
The K-12 academic standards in English language arts (ELA) and math produced in June 2010 by the Common Core State Standards...