The Ali edition

On this week’s podcast, Mike Petrilli and Checker Finn discuss the growing left-right schism in education reform, whether we need more than just "no-excuses" charter schools for poor kids, and a Maryland county’s attempt to diversify its gifted programs. During the Research Minute, Amber Northern examines the effectiveness of SEED DC, the nation’s first public, urban, college-preparatory boarding school.

Amber's Research Minute

Rebecca Unterman, Dan Bloom, D. Crystal Byndloss, and Emily Terwelp, "Going Away to School," MDRC (June 2016).