Taking Names. Calling Them Out.
Author Michael Klonsky
February 3, 2015 - 12:08 pm CST
"We will not apologize for standing up for what's right for children. We will never keep silent in the face of austerity." -- Karen Lewis
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Charter Cap 'n Gown: The College Years
February 3, 2015 - 10:49 am CST
A new report finds that Boston’s charter high schools are sending kids on a path through college, one at a time…
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Does Inequality Drive Education Policy?
February 2, 2015 - 12:46 pm CST

Our society continues to become increasingly segregated not only by race but also by income—with the rich living near each other in wealthy enclaves and the poor concentrated in intergenerational ghettos.  Stanford University educational sociologist Sean Reardon documents that the proportion of families in major metropolitan areas living in either very poor or very affluent neighborhoods increased from 15

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When Will We Finally Say 'Enough'?
February 2, 2015 - 10:05 am CST
To see just how flawed, false, and harmful it is all you need to do is read stories like these.
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February 2, 2015 - 8:58 am CST

The New Jersey Education Association, the state's largest teachers union, released a bombshell of a poll yesterday; click through to see the raw results for all voters

Author Jan Resseger
January 30, 2015 - 10:49 am CST
In a memorable keynote address fifteen years ago I heard Jonathan Kozol declare, “People say that spending money on education is just throwing money at the problem. We ought to try that. It might work.”
January 30, 2015 - 8:04 am CST
While the arguments on both sides continue to vie back and forth over issues of how many tests should be given and how frequently, what’s completely lost in the debate is the more important issue of how tests are used.
January 29, 2015 - 4:20 pm CST
While some—including President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan—want charter school proliferation, the dangers of doing so, of giving choice to some, seem to far outweigh any benefits.


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