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Graduation Inflation is Harmin...

Feb 13, 2019 by

By Max Eden – Last month, the Department of Education released data showing that, yet again, American high school graduation...

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What a Title IX Proposal Means...

Feb 9, 2019 by

By Alexandra McPhee – Faith-based educational institutions might see a welcome change in federal regulations on the horizon....

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Rethinking the Purpose of Educ...

Nov 2, 2018 by

By E.J. Hutchinson – If most politicians — on both left and right, “liberal” and “conservative,” Democrat and Republican —...

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Top-Down Education Policy Shou...

Oct 23, 2018 by

By Robert Holland – Two very different approaches to education reform began to take shape almost three decades ago, just one...

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Put an End to Partisan Courses...

Oct 20, 2018 by

By Peter Wood & David Randall – Anti-Kavanaugh activists were caught red-handed last week in a scheme to award academic...

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DC Is Only the Latest ‘M...

Sep 25, 2018 by

By Frederick M. Hess & Connor Kurtz – A wonderful thing about school is that every September promises a fresh start. That...

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Civics Education Should Focus ...

Sep 16, 2018 by

By John Muresianu – One perceived upside of the Trump administration has been an increase in political and civic engagement,...

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National Academic Standards Ha...

Apr 17, 2018 by

By Jonathan Butcher – We all want students to succeed, so the publication of national test results naturally launches a...

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An Education Policy Cheat Shee...

Mar 25, 2018 by

By Michael J. Petrilli – This year will feature a whopping 36 governors’ races, half of which are wide open, with incumbents...

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Is the Smarter Balanced Nation...

Jan 4, 2018 by

By Douglas J. McRae & Williamson M. Evers – Across the country, 14 states used the federally-funded Smarter Balanced tests...

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How the Kauffman Foundation Is...

Nov 23, 2017 by

By Brandon Ott – Aaron North and Larry Jacob of the Kauffman Foundation explain how the Kauffman Foundation is taking a...

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When Quality Education Becomes...

Oct 25, 2017 by

By Jonathan Butcher – Surveys of our men and women in uniform indicate that finding a quality education for their children is a...

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Udacity Adapts Courses to Chan...

May 3, 2017 by

By Christopher Beach – In the fall of 2016, online educator Udacity announced the launch of a “nanodegree” program for...

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Is Common Core’s Effect ...

Mar 25, 2016 by

The common core’s impact on student achievement may have peaked early and already tapered off, according to a new analysis of...

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A New Innovation Model for the...

Mar 3, 2016 by

By David Baker & Tom Daniel & Ed Lazowska & Dan Schwartz – American universities are more able now than ever before...

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Education Leaders’ Lies Could ...

Feb 15, 2016 by

By Stephen Dyer – For several months now, many have looked askance at Ohio’s $71 million award last fall from the U.S....

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Charter Opponents Running Out ...

Feb 9, 2016 by

Marcus A. Winters – How is it possible that urban charter schools are increasingly high-performing? “Teaching to the test,”...

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Our Failed Investments in Teac...

Feb 6, 2016 by

By Ashley LiBetti Mitchel & Chad Aldeman – Each year, new teachers collectively spend about $4.85 billion and 302 million...

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K-12 Funding Down in Most Stat...

Dec 20, 2015 by

By Michael Leachman – Most states are providing less support per student for elementary and secondary schools — in some cases,...

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Uniform Testing of Common Core...

Nov 30, 2015 by

By Bill Evers & Ze’ev Wurman – The brightest jewel in the system of national testing is no longer in the crown....

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