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.
Report The strategic education chief financial officer can better address the growing complexity of operating school districts in a challenging fiscal environment, as well as the need to transform how K-12 education prepares today's students to succeed.
Ulrich Boser and Max Marchitello explore the AP programs and the Common Core.
Issue Brief A new study reveals that the diversity of the U.S. teacher workforce is not keeping pace with the nation’s rapidly changing demographics.
Report Improvements along the educator pipeline and in teacher training programs will help diversify the United States’ teachers and consequently bolster the academic performance of children from all racial backgrounds.
Modernizing the E-rate program is a viable way to address the growing technological gap in schools and ensure that all classrooms are equipped for the 21st century.
Issue Brief Despite recent reforms, surveys indicate that teachers are largely satisfied with their jobs, which bodes well for initiatives aimed at providing teachers with the support and clear direction they need to improve the profession and educational outcomes.
Report States, districts, and policymakers need to think of better ways to support small, nonremote districts and recognize that an education system designed 200 years ago may no longer be the right system today.
Issue Brief A new CAP analysis shows that too often students use computers for basic skills.