Explainers

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Where College is Already Free

Research and graphic by FutureEd Research Associate Rachel Grich   The…

How Did ESSA’s “Non-Academic” Indicator Get So Academic?

When Congress rewrote the federal No Child Left Behind Act to give states greater…

What We Know—And Need to Know—About Private-School Choice

Private-school choice is at the top of the Trump administration’s education agenda. And it’s expanding…

Elevating Teaching Lifts a City’s Schools

Read the story: How D.C, Schools are Revolutionizing Teaching Infographic by …

Candice Jackson: In Her Own Words

Candice Jackson, the acting chief of the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, calls…

Private School Choice Across the States

With President Donald Trump pledging to spend federal money to send students to private schools,…