One reason universities might not achieve good student outcomes is that they do not spend enough money on teaching.
Universities now have the incentive and flexibility to respond to student interests, and we shouldn't distract them with policy changes that could make things worse.
What’s the evidence on school choice programs?
Trump's billionaire nominee for secretary of education has stirred up debate about the effectiveness of school choice. What does the research say? And, who is Betsy DeVos?
How are funding policies deciding who gets to go to college?
More states are funding colleges based on their performance. What are the implications?
Grading students together based on age doesn’t really give enough information about students’ progress.
Commonly used A to E grades in schools may not be serving all students well, or telling the whole story of progress. It’s time to review how we measure students’ learning - that doesn’t mean abandoning…