Child & Family

Positive Assortative Teaching

Good teachers like to be around other good teachers.

Will (Probably) Teach for Performance Pay

Not all pay-for-performance schemes are created equal.

A Case for Evaluating Teachers

A study links teacher evaluations to improvements in students' lifetime earnings.

Turn Around: You Might Like What You See

Turnaround schools in Chicago start to show some positive results.

Rural School Snub: The Inequity of Title I Funding

Does a major Federal education program tilt too far from needy rural schools?

Educating for Equality

A scholarship program for Kenyan girls has benefits for that go far beyond the classroom.

Pulling the Purse Strings: Choice and Competition in Public Schools

Urban school districts spend to compete.

Gaming Out Inequality

Game-based learning may portray an unrealistic vision of life in American society.

Where Are Charters the Answer?

Where Are Charters the Answer?

Charters are commonly seen as the answer to urban school districts’ troubles. However, it appears that they are not the answer to education issues everywhere, and may not be the answer at all.

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