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Comparing what parents and the...

Feb 22, 2018 by

Jon Valant and Daniel Newark – School choice, as a type of market reform, makes schools more directly accountable to parents by...

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More students are taking on cr...

Feb 20, 2018 by

Adam Looney – Student loan debt—at almost $1.4 trillion in outstanding federal loans—has ballooned into the largest source of...

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Amazon Go store offers quicker...

Feb 19, 2018 by

Jack Karsten and Darrell M. West – The physical and digital retail worlds moved another step closer when Amazon’s concept...

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After a divisive first year, w...

Feb 16, 2018 by

Elizabeth Mann – We are just beginning the second year of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s tenure, which thus far has been...

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A Valentine’s Day card for all...

Feb 14, 2018 by

Diana Quintero and Michael Hansen – Teaching is often perceived as a family-friendly profession. This perception of teaching is...

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Gainfully employed? New eviden...

Feb 13, 2018 by

Stephanie Riegg Cellini – As the U.S. Department of Education proposes weakening the Gainful Employment (GE) rules regulating...

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American universities are losi...

Feb 8, 2018 by

Dick Startz – One year ago, I wrote on these pages: “If new border controls prevent the entry of foreign students, or simply...

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Performance pay can bring stro...

Feb 5, 2018 by

Michael Hartney – Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan once remarked: “Money is never the reason why people enter teaching,...

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The foster care system was unp...

Feb 2, 2018 by

“It turned out that I did have a lot of talent. I wouldn’t have known it if she didn’t bring it out of me. I wouldn’t have played...

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Can states lean on diverse tea...

Jan 22, 2018 by

Michael Hansen and Diana Quintero – Last month, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed Executive Directive 14 to address the...

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New survey of minorities adds ...

Jan 15, 2018 by

Logan Casey and Elizabeth Mann – How do members of racial minority groups view public education in the U.S.? This question is...

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Baltimore students need more t...

Jan 12, 2018 by

Andre M. Perry – Broken boiler systems in Baltimore’s public schools is symptomatic of a lack of infrastructure. Broken boiler...

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How charter schools are prolon...

Dec 18, 2017 by

Proponents of charter schools have bought into the watered down notion of inclusion Charter schools didn’t create segregation, but...

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It is time for a ‘Rooney rule’...

Dec 13, 2017 by

Louisiana, home to the first Jim Crow law in 1890, holds an important lesson about how to diversify the teaching profession. In 1969,...

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Teaching about economic inequa...

Dec 11, 2017 by

Joel Westheimer and John Rogers – Jeanne Wallace is a political liberal in a blue state who regularly talks with her high...

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60 years after Brown v. Board ...

Nov 21, 2017 by

The Center for Children Families examines how closely America’s traditional public and charter schools resemble their...

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New evidence that students’ be...

Nov 13, 2017 by

Susana Claro and Susanna Loeb – Responding to the need to look beyond test scores to measure school quality, an increasing...

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AI should worry skilled knowle...

Nov 9, 2017 by

Makada Henry-Nickie – Last year, two massive firms, FoxConn and Walmart, announced that they would be replacing 60,000 and...

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The education melting pot?

Nov 3, 2017 by

Dick Startz – While education is largely oriented toward teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic—and other academic...

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A look at Pell Grant recipient...

Oct 27, 2017 by

The federal government provides nearly $30 billion in grant aid each year to nearly 8 million students from lower-income families...

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