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High School Attitudes

CASEL Survey with Civic and Hart Research Associates

“The single, quickest, best way to make college more affordable to poor students is to simplify the FAFSA.”

Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

Podcast: The Survival of Small Private Colleges

Helen Drinan, the current and eighth President at Simmons University, discusses small private…

Options for Gun Safety

2019 PACE/USC Rossier Poll

Immigration and Education

Pew Research Center

Giving Districts Guidance on ‘Supplement, Not Supplant’

More than a year later than promised, The U.S. Education Department just released its…

Measuring Student Growth

Data Quality Campaign

“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”

Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.

Podcast: The Eroding Partnership Between Higher Ed and the Public

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein, who wrote Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the…

“There have never been bridges for our low-income and black students to good jobs.”

There have never been bridges for our low-income and black students to good jobs.

Lead in School Water

Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

A Progressive Manifesto on Social-Emotional Learning

The Every Student Succeeds Act invited states to place more emphasis on non-academic factors in…

Growing Great Teachers: Lessons for School System Leaders

One major aspect of improving educational outcomes for at-risk students requires high-quality instruction provided by…

Podcast: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on the Future of Higher Ed

Oregon’s Governor Kate Brown explains various Higher Ed policies in Oregon, including those…

Students on SNAP

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Can Bonuses for Teachers Influence Student Success?

Research tells us that high-quality teachers are crucial to student achievement. Research shows us that…

Progress in Graduation Rates

National Center for Education Statistics

“A good curriculum doesn’t micromanage the minute-to-minute actions of teachers; it challenges them to think.”

On the tension between autonomy and coherence in school curriculum

Podcast: Universities Wade Into Bootcamp Territory

Dan Sommer, CEO of Trilogy Education Services, speaks about the growing role of…

“Studies have consistently found harsh exclusionary discipline and physical punishments are associated with negative long-term outcomes.”

In a joint statement recommending efforts to repeal Obama-era guidance on school discipline

Parent Perceptions vs. Reality

Learning Heroes

“Do we really need more white bread in our schools?”

On learning that the U.S. Agriculture Department is rolling back school lunch guidelines on whole grains

Spending on Schools

National Center for Education Statistics

The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers

As racial gaps in educational attainment persist, research is demonstrating an effective factor in narrowing…

“Think about every problem, every challenge, we face. The solution to each starts with education.”

Think about every problem, every challenge, we face. The solution to each starts with education.