Research & Commentary: Parent Trigger Success in Adelanto
A judge recently ruled that a Parent Trigger petition from parents in Adelanto, California is valid and their request to convert their children’s school to a charter must go into effect.
Research & Commentary: Teacher Shortages
North Dakota is reporting extreme teacher shortages as the state booms economically thanks in great part to oil extraction, but it’s not the only place where such shortages are occurring.
Research & Commentary: Common Core Draft Science Standards
A consortium of consultants and science educators has released a draft of what they plan will become national education standards for K-12 science.
The Leaflet - What Does The Supreme Court Ruling Mean for States?
What does the Supreme Court ruling mean for states?
Research & Commentary: Loosening Teacher Tenure in New Jersey
New Jersey is one of several states—including Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Nevada, South Dakota, and Virginia—that recently considered tightening qualifications for teacher tenure or replacing it with
Research & Commentary: Mitt Romney’s Education Platform
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his education policy platform in May.
The Leaflet - The Fracking Debate
Today, North Carolina is expected to vote to allow the process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for natural
Research & Commentary: Race to the Top for School Districts
In May 2012, U.S.
Research & Commentary: Designing Tax Credit Scholarships
The New York Times published an article in May purporting to indict tax credit scholarship programs with evidence some scholarship-granting nonprofits were poorly and unethically managed.
Research & Commentary: The Public’s Knowledge and Opinions of School Choice
In the past 18 months, the number and reach of school choice programs have increased exponentially across the United States, bolstered by Republican governors and legislative majorities elected in
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