A judge said the state discriminates against poor and minority students by protecting the jobs of ineffective instructors. What will this mean for education?
An interview with Cornell political scientist Suzanne Mettler, author of Degrees of Inequality: How Higher Education Politics Sabotaged the American Dream
And other insights from a ground- breaking study of how parents impact children’s academic achievement
GiveDirectly, the brainchild of four Harvard and MIT graduate students, is so simple, it's genius. Give poor Kenyan families $1,000 -- and let them do whatever they want with it.
David Coleman is an idealistic, poetry-loving, controversy-stoking Rhodes Scholar and a former McKinsey consultant who has determined, more than almost anyone else, what kids learn in American schools. His national curriculum standards and pending overhaul of the SAT have reignited a thorny national debate over how much we should expect from students and schools, and how much is out of their control.
Students are less likely to drop-out and more likely to enjoy school when they see their classes as relevant to their future.