It’s never been cool to be a racist, but now may be the easiest time, at least in my memory, to be one in America. The pungent...
Regardless of where you stand on the debate currently raging over school discipline, one thing seems certain: Self-discipline is...
2016–17 was one of the slowest-growth years for charter schools in recent memory. Nobody knows exactly why, but one hypothesis is...
Mitch Pearlstein
In most public policy discussions and debates regarding elementary and secondary education, critically important ideas are...
In seventeen short years, Moctar Fall’s journey took him from Senegal, through homeless shelters in the Bronx until, last...
Schools have long failed to cultivate the innate talents of many of their young people, particularly high-ability girls and boys...
One important question about school discipline is whether it helps or harms those being disciplined. But a second, equally...
A big surprise—and mountain of confusion—is coming to everyone who cares about educating poor kids, not to mention every policy...
By Dr. Thomas Burnford
To anyone who has attended or sent their children to a Catholic school, or worked in one, the findings of the Thomas B. Fordham...
J. Jacob Kirksey
Catholic schools are the largest provider of private education in the United States, yet most of the research on their...
How does self-discipline develop? Certainly it comes in part from institutions of civil society such as home, family, and church...
It seems likely that the Trump administration will soon revise or rescind an Obama-era directive intended to address racial...
Last month, Dan Porterfield presided over his final commencement as President of Franklin & Marshall College before leaving...
Sometimes it seems we’ve tried everything in our efforts to reform public education, yet nothing has worked to boost student...
A recent Fordham report highlights the country’s “charter school deserts,” which are contiguous high-poverty census tracts with...