Federal Policy

What Congressional Covid Funding Means for K-12 Schools

(Updated 10/21) The coronavirus outbreak has upended the way schools are operating, and the…

Play Education Bingo During the Presidential Debates

With school reopening and private school choice on the political agenda,education is…

Kamala Harris’s Surprising Evolution on Truancy

Much has been written about Kamala Harris’s decision as San Francisco district attorney to threaten…

Don’t Abandon Standardized Testing Next Year; Rethink It

This appeared as a commentary piece in The Hill. Not surprisingly, the nation’s 13,300…

The Problem With the Way We Use Evidence in Education

An excerpt from the new book:  Common Sense Evidence: The Education Leader’s Guide to Using…

Education Spending in Congressional Covid Proposals

  For a full account of Congressional Covid-19 aid, read…

How Governors Are Using Their CARES Act Education Dollars

Back in March, when the coronavirus crisis first shuttered schools and universities, Congress dedicated some…

Public Health and the Safe Reopening of Schools

This piece was orginally published as a commentary in Politico. The unfolding complexity of school reopening…

Strategies for the Next President to Strengthen Public Education

Among the many challenges facing the next president is the future of the nation’s public…

An Education Policy Veteran on the Biden Team

As Vice President Joe Biden runs for president, among those advising him is Carmel Martin, who has…

Inside Post-Covid Schools, Next Year and Beyond

Let’s not repeat the mistakes the education sector made in responding to the last major…

A New, Higher Bar for Title IX Complaints

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has released new federal regulations for Title IX,…

A New Voice for American Education

To celebrate FutureEd’s third anniversary, we’re reposting our launch announcement from March 2, 2017: We…