Charter Schools Polish Their Image by Cherry-Picking Students

Wisconsin's Forward Institute released a new study of the Milwaukee schools yesterday that shows charter schools' better performance on Wisconsin's new "school report cards" compared with regular public schools is due almost entirely to the fact that the charter schools are able to exclude habitual truants.

Education Faculty at Eastern Michigan University Stands Up to Governor Snyder

In her Washington Post column Friday, Valerie Strauss reports on a protest by faculty in the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University, which is a partner with Governor Rick Snyder’s Education Achievement Authority.

A Day in the Life of a Public School Advocate

The life of a university professor is not a particularly difficult one. After 13 years of college and enough student loans to purchase a small suburban home I’ve earned the right to make my own schedule, teach courses in my field of expertise, and work on projects that interest me. EduSanity is one of those projects.

Still Worrying about Sputnik

One of the things I know is that anxiety is irrational. We worry about the wrong things and not about the things that should concern us. And then, of course, we don’t take the steps to do something about what we ought to be worrying about.

The U.S. Formula for Children and the Choices We Refuse to Make

The formula for children in the U.S. can be summed up in one word, I think: “harsh.” And the response we should have to this formula is “inexcusable.”

Let’s consider the U.S. formula for children:

Southern Education Foundation Documents Poverty Concentration in Cities

Educator Mike Rose and historian Michael B. Katz describe the greatest problem for public education in America: “Throughout American history, inequality—refracted most notably through poverty and race—has impinged on the ability of children to learn and of teachers to do their jobs.”

Jeb Bush's 'mystery guest'

What's Mayor 1% doing in Boston? Why he's the "mystery guest" at Jeb Bush's Education Forum of course.


  • 1
  • 2
  • next ›
  • last »
Subscribe to education