Congressional Republicans have promised to overhaul the No Child Left Behind act this year; the big debate so far has been...
Last week, my Fordham colleague Mike Petrilli issued a “ stump speech challenge ” asking his fellow education wonks to come up...
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...
January 26, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

 

NOTE: This event has been postponed due to inclement weather in the D.C. and New York areas. 

In 2010, former teacher, principal, and charter-school founder Doug Lemov authored Teach Like a Champion. The book offered a whole new perspective on teacher training—one that...

Arizona last week became the first state to make passing the U.S. Citizenship Test a high school graduation requirement. Governor...
Karen Vogelsang
Editor's note: This post originally appeared in a slightly different form in The Tennessean. My name is Karen Vogelsang, and I am...
Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of personal reflections on the current state of education reform and contemporary...
Editor's note: This testimony was presented at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on...
The word around town is that support for annual testing among rank-and-file members of Congress—in both chambers and on both...
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...
Cellphones in schools, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, universal community college, and charters without lotteries.
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...

At the Education for Upward Mobility conference, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute released ten working conference papers about the...
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...
by Katie Cristol and Brinton S. Ramsey Foreword by Amber M. Northern and Michael J. Petrilli The Common Core State Standards are...