EdNext Podcast: Keep Cameras on in Classrooms, Even after the Pandemic Ends

The President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Mike Petrilli, joins Education Next editor-in-chief Marty West…

Faces of Greed: The Walton Family of Walmart

I say to the Walton family of Walmart: the American people are sick and tired of…

Secretary Cardona Has Ambitious Goals. School Choice Could Help Us Meet Them.

On Monday, Dr. Miguel Cardona became the twelfth U.S. Secretary of Education. Despite the amiable support…

If Houston’s District Schools Keep Taking the Day Off, Students Will Never Catch Up

There have been some good reasons to close schools over the past year—in the early days…

Making Education Research Relevant

In this journal, as in others, scientific evidence is regularly invoked in defense of one classroom…

Inside the Decade-Long Plan to Recruit, Hire and Retain 9,000 Black Educators Across the Country

Across the entire United States, there aren’t nearly enough Black teachers inside classrooms.  According to the…

The Education Exchange: No Promise School Will Be Open in September, NEA President Says

The president of the National Education Association, Becky Pringle, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how…

February Is Black History Month. Periodt.

I swear I wasn’t trying to end Black History Month with white people and skinfolk that…

Walmart Can Afford to Pay Its Workers a Living Wage.

Walmart, the largest employer in America, is owned by the richest family in America. Their wealth…

A National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the…