Education Reform Who Likes Testing?
A large majority of students, and a narrow majority of parents, do not believe that there is too much testing in K-12 schools.
Education Reform Stagnation in K-12
America’s K-12 system is not getting any better at giving students basic math and reading skills.
Education Reform Buried Treasure in K-12
A new study suggests schools are using the wrong set of characteristics to make teacher hiring decisions.
Education Reform Making Men in Boys Town
A famous juvenile rehabilitation center in Nebraska is sharpening its focus on vocational training. Here’s to hoping mainstream schools follow suit.
Education Reform Common Core Loses the Common Touch
Common Core is losing public support, according to two recent polls. Americans seem to favor national standards in the abstract, but prefer local control of education in practice.
Education Reform Charter Mania Hits Detroit
Detroit’s charter schools have the second-highest market share of any city in America, but the abundance of schools is also creating a somewhat chaotic marketplace as a large number of schools compete for a declining student base. The confusion is hard on students and parents, but it may be necessary to fix one of the worst school systems in the country.