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What Teachers Think: TALIS and the Future of Teaching

On June 20, FutureEd and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) joined in releasing…

Tapping Federal Dollars to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed by President Obama in late 2015, requires schools…

Another Piece of the School Choice Puzzle: Student Vaccinations

Campaigns of mass vaccination against infectious diseases represents one of the most successful public health…

What Teacher Protests Can—And Can’t—Accomplish

The wave of teacher protests in the nation’s heartland are turning much-needed attention to the…

The Diversity Dilemma in Selective Public Schools

With the New York Times reporting that only seven African American students were among the 895 students admitted…

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

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

Graduation Scandal Shouldn’t Overshadow DCPS Reforms

The recent furor over District of Columbia high schools issuing dubious diplomas has …

Closing the Latino Leadership Gap

Representation matters. But for most Latino students across the country, a stark under-representation of Latinos…

An Important Piece of the Student Motivation Puzzle

Shortly after our daughter started high school, our third-grade son started crying every night while…

Closures and Mergers Aren’t the Only Options for Struggling Colleges

Earlier this month, in an appearance on CNBC, Clay Christensen, the Harvard Business School professor,…

A Commitment to Common Good

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia shared the following letter with the university community at…

Candice Jackson: In Her Own Words

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

FutureEd, McCourt to Cohost EWA

Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and McCourt-based FutureEd are hosting the 2017 annual…

Does School Reform = Spending Reform?

New Orleans’ publicly funded schools spent 13 percent more a pupil after the post-Katrina…

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