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The 2018 Brown Center Report o...

Jul 10, 2018 by

This year’s Brown Center Report (BCR) on American Education is the 17th issue overall since its beginning in 2000. The 2018 edition...

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One charter school network’s p...

Jul 2, 2018 by

Brian Gill – As the latest Brown Center Report on American Education usefully reminds us, the original purpose of public...

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A portrait of civics education...

Jun 28, 2018 by

Louis Serino – American schools found themselves immersed in politics this year. A wave of anti-gun violence demonstrations...

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What about the boys? Educating...

Jun 20, 2018 by

Nora Fyles – When I first began hearing the comment “what about the boys” in discussions about girls’ education I dismissed it...

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Why the recent Facebook/Cambri...

Jun 7, 2018 by

Saro Mohammed, Ph.D. – When 80 million Facebook users’ data were found to be in the hands of Cambridge Analytica, users of the...

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Talking with children matters:...

May 29, 2018 by

“Home is where our story begins…” so the argument that a child’s early experiences at home perpetuate social inequality is...

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Did tenure reform in Florida a...

May 21, 2018 by

We examine the elimination of teacher tenure in Florida to better understand how job protections for teachers affect students.  We...

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The financial stress of teachi...

May 14, 2018 by

Susanna Loeb – This report highlights the financial stress facing teachers in regions of fast economic growth and high property...

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Who is in special education an...

May 11, 2018 by

New evidence from the National Survey of Children’s Health Nora Gordon, Elizabeth Setren – This report brings data from the...

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Is the high school graduation ...

May 7, 2018 by

Mark Dynarski – It was only 10 years ago that the country adopted a standard for measuring its high school graduation rate. The...

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Charter school growth puts fis...

May 3, 2018 by

Helen F. Ladd and John Singleton – Policy debates about the net effects of charter schools on students and on the delivery of...

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The next Mark Zuckerberg is at...

May 2, 2018 by

Andre M. Perry – Colleges that allow their students to also start businesses give them a boost The median wealth of black...

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How our education system under...

Apr 30, 2018 by

Joseph Cimpian – There are well-documented achievement and opportunity gaps by income and race/ethnicity. K-12 accountability...

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School attendance: A building ...

Apr 26, 2018 by

Lauren Bauer – Although most schools have daily attendance rates of well over 90 percent, according to the newly released U.S....

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The costs, opportunities, and ...

Apr 16, 2018 by

Executive Summary The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act substantively changed 529 college savings plans. In an effort to promote school choice,...

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How life outside of a school a...

Mar 26, 2018 by

This report presents findings from a unique partnership between the University of Michigan and the State that allowed us to match the...

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The inheritance of black pover...

Mar 24, 2018 by

Scott Winship, Richard V. Reeves, and Katherine Guyot – Black Americans born poor are much less likely to move up the income...

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Can money attract more minorit...

Mar 21, 2018 by

Michael Hansen, Diana Quintero, and Li Feng – Many education policymakers and practitioners across the country recognize the...

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The barriers that make charter...

Mar 19, 2018 by

Jon Valant and Jane Arnold Lincove – Charter schools can provide options to families who otherwise might not have them. This...

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Simplifying grants for college...

Mar 12, 2018 by

Making federal student aid programs simpler and easier for students to navigate is a key goal of efforts to reauthorize the Higher...

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