Works

“When you put the responsibility on parents to make good choices, it rarely works.”

Describing the need for some regulation in school choice

Support for Free College

PDK Poll, 2018

Another Piece of the School Choice Puzzle: Student Vaccinations

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

The Educators’ Case for Preserving Medicaid

When Congress considered gutting Medicaid last year, school superintendents and other educators spoke out to…

Do Students Benefit from Longer School Days?

Extending the school day has been one of many policies implemented in several states in…

Laptops in the Classroom: An Open and Closed Case

A recent commentary piece in the New York Times generated a flurry of debate…

Mental Health in High School: The Teacher’s Perspective

The recent mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., provoked a rash of conversation about what schools…

Podcast: Lifelong Learning and Higher Ed

Joseph Aoun, President of Northeastern University, talks about lifelong learning and its’ relationship…

“What is the advantage in a low-income area of sending a child to a failed school and that being your only choice?”

Explaining his support for school choice in a 2008 presidential debate.

Podcast: Demographics & Demand for Higher Education

Nathan Grawe, an economics professor at Carleton College and author of “Demographics and…

Podcast: Higher Ed Trends for Adult Learners

Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses higher…

Podcast: Higher Ed’s Role in Shaping the U.S. Workforce

Lumina Foundation President and CEO Jamie Merisotis talks about his organization’s goal to help higher…

Public Perception of Teachers’ Pay

Education Next

Beyond the Border: Serving English Language Learners

The nation is rightly focused on the plight of thousands of immigrant children who have…

Parent Views on School Safety

PDK 2018 Poll

Leaving School Early

Teacher turnover has historically been measured one time a year, but in reality, it happens…

Districts Waiting for Guidance on ‘Supplement, Not Supplant’

The U.S. Department of Education and state education authorities are churning toward the introduction of…

Closing the Excellence Gap

One of few bright spots in the just-released National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) results…

School-aged Children and Medicaid

Georgetown University Center for Children and Families

“We are in the business of educating children, no matter where they came from or how they got here.”

Describing her district's commitment to helping unaccompanied immigrant children

The Geography of Risk: Skipping School Vaccinations

With a growing number of exemptions from school vaccinations for religious or personal reasons, some schools…

Podcast: Big Changes for For-Profit Colleges

Doug Lederman, Editor of Inside Higher Ed, discusses federal issues around accreditation, quality…

Helping Struggling Job Seekers Via Online Marketplaces

This year’s college graduates are facing one of the best job markets in years. Unemployment…

How Will Reversal of Diversity Guidance Affect Higher Ed?

On July 3, the Trump administration announced it will reverse several policy memos…

Support for Higher Education

Pew Research Center

Podcast: The Impact Of Helicopter Parenting

Laura Hamilton, associate sociology professor at the University of California at Merced and…