Op-ed: Here are some serious (and not-so-serious) suggestions of intriguing candidates to run the city’s schools during the mayor’s second term.
Op-ed: Democracy Prep doesn’t get as much attention as some of the better-known charter networks, but it should.
Op-ed: The School District of Philadelphia — headed by Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite — banned suspensions for non-violent classroom misbehavior during the 2012-13 school year.
Op-ed: What we lie about when we lie about graduation rates.
Op-ed: Philadelphia has seen performance drop—and misbehavior increase—after banning school suspensions.
Op-ed: Research shows that they don’t hurt traditional public schools’ performance, and may help improve it.
Op-ed: A news report worries about the racial makeup of charter schools, despite their better performance.
Op-ed: The evidence has been piling up that Michigan charter schools are actually unusually good.
Op-ed: California keeps changing the standards of measurement to obscure declining performance.