October 2015 Archives

The Brown II decision was not only a critical moment for American education in 1955, but it also continues to shape the framework for how we deliver education to over 50 million students today in new and innovative ways.

As the demography of our schools continues to change, exploring other models and methods to make educational freedom a reality for more American schoolchildren is essential for keeping the spirit of Brown alive.

In advance of Gerard Robinson's event on Brown v. Board, the AEI scholar discusses the impact of the decision 60 years on.

While I buckle down writing my new book for the next month, I hope you'll enjoy the great guest-blogger lineup on RHSU.

In the United States, we celebrate wealth, fame, and beauty over brainpower, but Ridley Scott's recent film The Martian stands out as a rare example of pop culture that celebrates smart.

My school reform friends get frustrated with me because they think I'm a naysayer. The reality is, it's more complicated than that.

As the 2016 presidential race heats up, here are a few thoughts on what some new developments may mean for education.

The Obama administration is winding down, making it a propitious moment to examine its education legacy.

Rather than once again address Arne Duncan's tenure as Secretary of Education, today I'm inclined to offer a couple of more personal musings.

The opinions expressed in Rick Hess Straight Up are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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