How to Empower Every Student to Talk in Class—and Why It Matters

Students and teachers returning to face-to-face (or mask-to-mask) instruction are encountering a heightened set of challenges around classroom…

The Education Exchange: Merit Bonuses Partly Based on Student Ratings Push Teacher Pay in Dallas into Six Figures

The Superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District, Michael Hinojosa, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss…

My Friend Denis Doyle

Several people I admire have recently passed away (Bob Dole, Colin Powell, Fred Hiatt, Stephen Sondheim…),…

Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ Bill Could Decimate the Child-Care Landscape

Douglas Emhoff, center, husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric…

The Top 10 Education Next Blog Posts of 2021

For a second year in a row, articles about how schools responded to the Covid-19 pandemic…

California Moves to Replace Math With “Data Science,” in the name of Equity and Inclusion

For many years, Professor Jo Boaler has provided extraordinary takes on math education from her bunker…

Education’s Enduring Love Affair with “Luxury Beliefs”

The proof of a powerful idea is how well it sticks. Once you hear about it…

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2021

Our annual look back at the year’s most popular Education Next articles is itself a popular…

How Federal Government Writes the Rules for Schools

One of the more important yet least understood facets of federal education policy is “negotiated rule…

The Education Exchange: Biden Administration Funds Use of Critical Race Theory to Guide Research

The Will Skillman Fellow in Education at The Heritage Foundation, Jonathan Butcher, joins Paul E. Peterson…