Tackling the “Exodus” Claim

First-grader Henry Anderson puts his hands on the window pane of his school bus after seeing…

What Can Be Done About School Shootings?

Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.…

Why Even Oklahoma Couldn’t Pass a School Voucher Bill

School voucher legislation failed earlier this year in the Oklahoma state senate. The Oklahoma State Capitol…

School Board Shakeup in San Francisco

The San Francisco school- board recall effort was led by parents Siva Raj (left) and Autumn…

Lucy Calkins Adjusts, and the Press Takes Notice

Lucy Calkins A front-page New York Times article reports that “Lucy Calkins, a leading literacy expert,…

The Education Exchange: Are Proficiency Standards Set Too High?

A Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and a Senior Fellow at Stanford’s…

“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

As I write this, representative samples of 4th and 8th graders are taking National Assessment of…

The Education Exchange: “Extremely Large” Learning Losses for Students Whose Schools Went Remote for Many Months

The Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and faculty…

End the Birthday Bias

Older schoolchildren typically perform better on academic achievement tests than younger students in the same classes.…

The Education Exchange: A State Takeover of Boston’s Public Schools?

The executive director of the Pioneer Institute, Jim Stergios, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the…