FutureEd Reports

In-depth Policy Analysis

Scaling Reform: Tennessee’s Statewide Teacher Transformation

The federal Every Student Succeeds Act has placed authority for improving education squarely in states’…

Why It’s Wrong to Write Off the SIG Program

Twelve state and local evaluations of a federal grant program aimed at turning around struggling…

Writing the Rules for Tackling Chronic Absenteeism

Nearly three quarters of states now include chronic absenteeism in their rubrics for assessing…

A Policymaker’s Playbook for Transforming Teaching

District of Columbia Public Schools has been a source of some sensational headlines over the past…

Who’s In: Chronic Absenteeism Under ESSA

When Congress rewrote the federal education law in 2015, lawmakers sought to scale back the…

Vouchers in D.C.: Choosing Not to Choose

In May, after the Republican-controlled Congress renewed the private school voucher program for Washington, D.C.,…

How D.C. Schools Are Revolutionizing Teaching

When most people think of school reform in the Dis­trict of Columbia, they probably remember…

Vouchers in Indiana: A Cautionary Tale

UPDATE: The latest research released in August 2018 shows that Indiana students…

Grading the Graders: Teacher Evaluation Reform

Until recently, there was scant attention paid to teacher evaluation in American public education.