Holly Korbey
A couple of days ago, I was scrolling through my Twitter feed and saw a plea from filmmaker Scott Derrickson about reading in...
Although the vast majority of American parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level, in reality two-thirds...
Eight years ago, we compared states’ English language arts (ELA) and mathematics standards to what were then the newly-minted...
For years, empirical research has emphasized the importance of student engagement, yet the education research world spends little...
Cory R. Koedel
I enjoyed reading Fordham’s recent study by Seth Gershenson on a topic that has always been high on my list of interests: grade...
Since 2010, when most states adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has been committed...
2016–17 was one of the slowest-growth years for charter schools in recent memory. Nobody knows exactly why, but one hypothesis is...
Jamison White
Many students these days seek high-paying, meaningful, hands-on work without the burden of increasingly cumbersome student loan...
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos doesn’t get a lot of respect. She’s recently become the object of a mean-spirited board game and...
Many of us, if we’re lucky, can fondly recall a time in elementary school when our parents proudly posted one of our A papers on...
From complaints that our undergraduates are “ mollycoddled babies ,” to laments over the disappearance of meritocratic athletic...
“But you support the Common Core!” So said Laura Jimenez of the Center for American Progress on the Education Gadfly Show podcast...