Want to boost growth and reduce inequality? Focus on education. By George P. Shultz and Eric A. Hanushek.
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.
All rigor and no joy really does make Jack a dull boy. By Michael J. Petrilli.
Innovators shouldn’t have to drop out of school to follow their dreams, but schools seem almost designed to stand in their way. By William Damon.
How to get even better results from standardized testing. By Herbert J. Walberg.
An imagined stump speech by somebody who “gets” education. By Chester E. Finn Jr. and Michael J. Petrilli.
Whether racing to the top or sinking in debt (or both), some governors are taking the school-reform baton back from Washington. By Chester E. Finn Jr.
A look at the most powerful force in American education—and it isn’t a force for good. By Terry M. Moe.
Either we teach the young to understand and appreciate their freedom, or we cheat them of their birthright. By William Damon.