Almost thirty years ago, in February 1989, the political scientist Francis Fukuyama gave a talk that was later turned into an...
You’ve seen plenty of comments and speculations on what last week’s election means for K–12 education (or will mean if they ever...
Carrie Wagner
For the first three weeks of the year, Erin Woods did not say a word to her students during precalculus class, and they were...
Since 2005, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has published annual analyses of Ohio’s state report card data, focusing on district...
Although the vast majority of American parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level, in reality two-thirds...
The results are in, and this time the polls were mostly right: The Republicans lost the House but strengthened their control of...
Research tells us what works to serve gifted and talented students, including how best to identify these students and how to use...
Eight years ago, we compared states’ English language arts (ELA) and mathematics standards to what were then the newly-minted...
Since 2010, when most states adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has been committed...
There’s been a lot of talk about “blue waves” and “red walls,” but what will November 6 mean for federal and state education...
A recent Atlantic article by Amy Lueck critical of school choice rightly celebrates the civic purpose of the traditional American...
Anne Hyslop
Recently, Mike Petrilli wrote about the Alliance for Excellent Education’s analysis of state ESSA plans in which we found that...
A recent analysis by uber-wonk Anne Hyslop and her colleagues at the Alliance for Excellent Education adds to a long list of...