The unions are losing their appeal. Even among teachers themselves, polls suggest. By Paul E. Peterson, William G. Howell, and Martin R. West.
Factions and futility. That’s what third parties produce. By Paul E. Peterson.
Another reason to care about how well American schools teach math: a country’s math skills are directly tied to its future wealth. By Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson.
In advanced math studies, not a single American state or demographic group is keeping up with the rest of the world. Hoover fellows Eric A. Hanushek and Paul E. Peterson ran the numbers. By Amanda Ripley.
Why failing schools should be allowed to fail—and better schools to sprout in their place. By Paul E. Peterson.
Now that race-based school assignment has run aground in the Supreme Court, here’s a better idea: let parents choose the schools their kids attend. By Paul E. Peterson.
Suzy is a good reader...in North Carolina. But what happens when her parents move next door to South Carolina, where standards are much higher? By Paul E. Peterson and Frederick M. Hess.
Minority dropout rates are scandalous—and a well-kept secret. Paul E. Peterson on the smoke and mirrors used by the public education cartel to conceal this sad fact.
American education is in serious trouble. Why aren’t we more concerned? By Paul E. Peterson.