Please join us for a book launch event and panel discussion about how a marketplace of education options can help today's students succeed in tomorrow's economy. Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the featured book.
Please join AEI for a conversation among several contributors to the new volume “Teacher Quality 2.0: Toward a New Era in Education Reform” (Harvard Education Press, 2014), edited by Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane. Panelists will discuss the intersection of teacher-quality policy and innovation, exploring roadblocks and possibilities.
Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane, the editors of this provocative volume, have convened a diverse array of contributors to look ahead to explore emerging education practices and investigate how current research and policy initiatives may affect the next generation of innovation in teaching.
Eight well-intentioned senators, four Republicans and four Democrats, have come up with complicated and expensive legislation to address an alleged epidemic of sexual predation on campus. What could go wrong?
July marked the fifth anniversary of Race to the Top. The $4.35 billion competition was hailed as an example of getting school reform right. In truth, Race to the Top presaged much that Obama has gotten wrong when it comes to education.
The effort to reform teacher evaluations is so shrouded in myth that progress has largely ground to a halt. As long as the reform effort remains snared in the vice of hyperbole, sub-par learning will remain the story of our nation’s schools. Here are the facts on teacher evaluations that opponents consistently overlook.
Paul Ryan’s 73-page blueprint for expanding opportunity is chock full of ideas for higher education and job training reform. And rightfully so: opportunities for high school grads have shriveled up, but the cost of postsecondary education is crushing American families. The standard federal solution—upping student aid to temporarily bring prices down—is failing.