Report States have an opportunity to use the new flexibility embedded in ESSA to develop stronger testing systems without the pressure of NCLB’s exclusive focus on summative tests.
Report While some schools and districts are making progress, student performance remains shockingly low.
Ulrich Boser argues why leaving school funding to the states entrenches inequities.
Report Curriculum reform presents a cost-effective means of improving student achievement.
Ulrich Boser discusses the role of education in economic growth.
Issue Brief Here are five principles to guide lawmakers as they take action to make Title I—a key funding source for school districts serving poor students—more fair, transparent, and impactful.
Author Ulrich Boser brings awareness to the high level of segregation still present in U.S. schools and the need to address these inequalities in education.
Issue Brief Low pay prevents talented and experienced teachers from living a middle-class life.
To ensure successful outcomes for all students, our nation must do more to improve the fair and productive use of school dollars.
We have ranked the educational effectiveness of more than 7,000 school districts in almost 40 states. Please use this online tool to benchmark the performance of your district—and approach our evaluations with caution.
Report By embracing big data and management technology, K-12 schools can raise student achievement and reduce costs.