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Teaching Democracy: How One Sc...

Apr 11, 2019 by

By Kevin Mahnken  – Can schools save our fractured nation? Backed by groundbreaking research, Democracy Prep is putting...

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Challenging Conventional Wisdo...

Mar 15, 2019 by

Mark Keierleber – Brookings Institution This is the latest article in The 74’s ongoing ‘Big Picture’ series, bringing American...

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Race-Blind or Discriminatory?

Mar 11, 2019 by

NYC’s Plan to Diversify Elite High Schools Becomes Latest Fodder for Advocates Seeking Supreme Court Rollback on Affirmative Action...

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Scores Show 850,000 High Schoo...

Feb 24, 2019 by

Starting Early Could Save Them Time — and Money. New Report Asks: Why Make Them Wait? Education Reform Now This is the latest article...

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3 States Tried to Shutter Fail...

Feb 16, 2019 by

A Suspicious Pattern of Allegations, Accusations, and Legal Complaints Quickly Followed Beth Hawkins – On their face, the...

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A New Push for Play-Based Lear...

Jan 22, 2019 by

Kate Stringer – Photo courtesy Watertown City School District To learn the word “the,” Kristen Bauter’s kindergartners used to...

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Union Report: How Many Affilia...

Dec 6, 2018 by

So Far, There Are 4 — and They Haven’t Always Been Good Bets for the National Union The National Education Association filed its...

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Without Standards and Accounta...

Nov 26, 2018 by

Sandy Kress – 11.26.18 – The 74 Million   “Kress: Without Standards and Accountability, There Can Be No Innovation,...

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Following Victory in Appeals C...

Nov 19, 2018 by

By Mark Keierleber – When a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel last week rebuked the Trump administration’s efforts to end...

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Was the Year of the Teacher Po...

Nov 15, 2018 by

Last week, I expressed doubt that press outlets would revisit the assumptions made prior to the election about teacher candidates for...

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New ‘Redshirting’ Study Reveal...

Oct 29, 2018 by

It’s Actually Helping to Close an Achievement Gap Between the Genders National Bureau of Economic Research Academic “redshirting” —...

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When Families and Schools Work...

Oct 24, 2018 by

New Report Has 5 Ways of Engaging Parents in Their Kids’ Education In the 1990s, parents in a Central East Austin, Texas, school...

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Author of ‘The Fight for the B...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Cara Stillings Candal is a senior fellow at Boston’s Pioneer Institute and has spent the past 10 years studying and writing about...

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Integrating Schools by Income,...

Oct 11, 2018 by

Why Cities Are Embracing ‘an Idea Whose Time Has Come’ By Kevin Mahnken – In the midst of politics and court battles, cities...

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78207: America’s Most Radical ...

Sep 27, 2018 by

By Beth Hawkins – In the nation’s most economically segregated city, an innovative new approach to school integration designed...

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Inside a Very Special Summer C...

Sep 24, 2018 by

Andrew J. Rotherham – Keezletown, Virginia A raptor expert from the U.S. Forest Service is explaining to a group of summer...

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Study: Grade Inflation More Pr...

Sep 19, 2018 by

By Kevin Mahnken – Fordham Institute This is the latest article in The 74’s ongoing ‘Big Picture’ series, bringing American...

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The War That Wasn’t: A Year Af...

Sep 13, 2018 by

Beth Hawkins – Social media, livestreams, and heated debates: Repeated calls for a moratorium on new charter schools were among...

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New Study: Suspending Students...

Aug 29, 2018 by

By Mark Keierleber – Schools are increasingly suspending children for minor infractions like profanity, hurting their academic...

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Facing a ‘Really Big Issue,’ S...

Aug 24, 2018 by

Carolyn Phenicie – Senators added language to the pending U.S. Education Department spending bill that would require the...

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