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Sara Mead

Education policymakers mustn't give up hope that schools can produce better results.

Ashley LiBetti Mitchel

Mathematica Policy Research released a study earlier this week looking at the effects of KIPP pre-K on student achievement. The results, which have gotten attention on The 74 and other outlets, are promising for proponents of pre-K. But there are some additional things you should know.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Schools are doing students a disservice by shielding them from an amazing natural phenomenon.

Sara Mead

Civic and cultural institutions offer valuable learning experiences for children.

Hailey T. N. Korman
Andrew J. Rotherham

Thoughtfully creating coherent systems of support that enable all students to graduate from high school prepared to enter college or the workforce requires a wholesale rethinking of the ways in which education and social service agencies interact with one another, with the children in their care, and with families and caregivers.

Sara Mead

Disparities in learning begin even earlier than you think.

Andrew J. Rotherham

There's no single reason people want more choice in education. 

Andrew J. Rotherham

Safe spaces reinforce students' worldviews to their educational detriment.

Sara Mead

Policymakers won't improve early childhood education by constraining their ideas to the existing system.

Chad Aldeman

Without consideration of the developmentally critical early years, a school accountability system reflects a limited view of educational quality.

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