Just before Christmas (or about ten thousand news cycles ago) the Trump administration took the widely anticipated step of...
Before the holiday break, I wrote a series of posts discussing how we might turn the “ End of Education Policy ” (as I see it)...
Late December brought not one but two excellent disquisitions on moral education, both the importance of rekindling an emphasis...
Last April, we published a report by Andrew Saultz and colleagues highlighting “charter school deserts” across the country, or...
Credit recovery, or the practice of enabling high school students to retrieve credits from courses that they either failed or...
Susan Rhodes
In December 2003, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Daniel Golden interviewed me about the identification and admissions policies...
Ben Lindquist
A month ago, a prominent philanthropist described today’s education reform climate to me as “The Empire Strikes Back.” I had to...
Although the vast majority of American parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level, in reality two-thirds...
Since 2005, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has published annual analyses of Ohio’s state report card data, focusing on district...
The ringing in of the new year brings a changing of the guard as twenty new governors take office. This new cohort could bring...
During the news lull between Christmas and New Years, the Wall Street Journal published an alarmist piece about the high rate of...
Frederick Hess
For the better part of two decades, school improvement has been focused on narrowing “achievement gaps” by raising the reading...
CJ Szafir and Will Flanders
On January 7, 2019, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, a Democrat, will take the oath of office as Wisconsin’...