Report Ulrich Boser digs into Race to the Top and gets a better sense of what exactly is happening within the states that won the grants.
Ronald Reagan did not believe that Washington could do much to solve our nation’s most pressing social problems. Except, it seems, when it came to education. The Great Gipper was among the first to understand the scope of our nation’s education crisis, and his administration pushed for the federal government to take a bigger role […]
Ulrich Boser and Diana Epstein dismantle a report from the Fordham Institute alleging that school accountability systems might be dumbing down our best and brightest.
Report CAP's Education Team outlines how Congress should move forward with the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Robin Chait and Ulrich Boser explain why reforming the way teachers are paid signals to teachers that their performance matters.
Ulrich Boser is a Senior Fellow at American Progress; he examines education, crime, and other social issues. He is currently working on a book about learning, which is tentatively titled Learning to Learn: Why Being Smart in the Information Age Isn’t Important—and Why Learning Is. Boser has served as a contributing editor for U.S. News […]