Since 1998, the number of U.S. media mentions for career and technical education has increased more than a hundredfold.


My Tech High partners with innovative public school districts to offer tuition-free, home-centered education programs to 5,000 students, primarily in Utah.


On occasion, policymakers have won through on once-unpopular proposals. But this requires diligence, constancy, and principle—traits the Trump administration seems to lack.


Lynette Guastaferro is the CEO of Teaching Matters, which currently serves 237 urban schools. I recently talked with Lynette about the subsidiary program Early Reading Matters and efforts to improve how we teach reading skills.


The felonious conduct in the college admissions scandal is distinctly different from good parents trying to help their kids.


Maybe elite colleges should democratize opportunity and switch to lottery admissions. Here are seven questions and answers about how it would work.


Students who play high school sports get better grades, select more challenging courses, and are more likely to enroll in college.


Liz Chu is executive director of Columbia Law School's Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL), which trains graduate students from over 26 different professional schools for careers in education reform.


Over the last decade, 87 percent or more of the political contributions made by staff at leading school reform organizations went to Democratic candidates and causes.


Both Michael and Micheal Brown were born black boys. But the lopsided awareness of Michael's tragic story deprives our children of Micheal's inspiring living example, guest blogger Ian Rowe explains.


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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