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The Education Exchange: Charter School Effectiveness Growing In Texas

by Education Nextwith Eric Hanushek, Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Monday, February 11, 2019

Most studies of charter schooling look at how charter schools compare with traditional schools at one point in time, but the success of the reform depends on whether the charter sector improves over time.

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The Winter 2019 Issue Of Education Next Is Here!

by Education Nextvia Education Next
Friday, December 7, 2018

The Winter 2019 issue of Education Next is now available in full on our website. The issue presents results from the 2018 EdNext Poll of public opinion. Among this year’s findings are rising support for increased teacher salaries and growing favor for universal school vouchers and charter schools. The twelfth annual poll also reveals how union and nonunion teachers differ on key education policy matters.

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The Spring 2017 Issue Of Education Next Is Here!

by Education Nextvia EducationNext
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Spring 2017 issue, which is now live on our website, features the first-ever analyses of the views of nationally representative samples of parents that compares perceptions of charter, private and district schools. The first study finds that charter parents are considerably more satisfied with their schools than are district-school parents, though private-school parents are the most satisfied of all.

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The Fall 2016 Issue Of EdNext Is Here!

by Education Nextvia EducationNext
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Our Fall 2016 issue examines surprising contradictions in school reform. Although 38 states have left one or both of the assessment consortia aligned to the Common Core, the vast majority of departing states have held on to the Common Core standards.

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The Spring 2016 Issue Of Education Next Is Here!

by Education Nextvia Education Next
Thursday, February 25, 2016

Fifty years ago, the U.S. Office of Education released James S. Coleman’s “Equality of Educational Opportunity” report, an immense analysis of data from around 600,000 public school students and tens of thousands of teachers.

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Have You Heard? The EdNext Podcast Is Here!

by Education Nextvia EducationNext
Friday, December 18, 2015

We’re excited to bring our subscribers the EdNext Podcast, a weekly series hosted by Education Next editor-in-chief Paul E. Peterson and executive editor Martin West, exploring new research and hot topics in education reform. 

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The Winter 2016 Issue Of Education Next Is Here

by Education Nextvia EducationNext
Thursday, November 19, 2015

The cover story is the 2015 EdNext poll on school reform, which finds continuing high levels of support for educational testing and little sympathy for the opt-out movement.