Study: Students Who Attend Cha...

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By Brendan Lowe – Researchers attempting to gauge the success of charter schools tend to focus on hard academic metrics:...

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Too Few Guidance Counselors, T...

Aug 6, 2019 by

Why Community College Might Be the Best Path for High School Graduates — but They’ll Never Know It Despite a stellar high school...

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A Teacher’s View: The Case Aga...

Jul 19, 2019 by

Why a List of Quizzes Should Not Dictate What Books My Students Can Choose A version of this essay originally appeared on the One...

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74 Interview: Education Secret...

Jun 20, 2019 by

During a recent trip to California en route to a school in San Diego, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sat down for a detailed...

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Exclusive: New Documents Show ...

Jun 16, 2019 by

Editor’s Note — A warning to readers: This article contains graphic descriptions of sexual assault involving children. On Sept. 23,...

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Did Common Core Standards Work...

Jun 5, 2019 by

Mengli Song – The Common Core State Standards have been, and continue to be, one of the most divisive topics in the recent...

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Research Shows That Charters D...

Jun 3, 2019 by

Now Lawmakers There Want to Slow Their Expansion California’s years-long debate over school choice has taken a decisive turn over the...

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New Study Highlights How Divis...

May 14, 2019 by

  By Mark Keierleber – Heated political debates that center on marginalized communities can lead to negative consequences for...

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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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