In the race for teacher quality, how much does teachers’ race matter?

While the population of minority students in the US continues to grow, the number of minority teachers has not kept pace, in...

Breaking through the teacher performance plateau

Breaking through the teacher performance plateau

Can schools make teachers more effective? In thinking about that question, your mind probably goes to professional development or other training activities....

In ed research, ‘tis never the season for making a hypothesis and checking it twice

In ed research, ‘tis never the season for making a hypothesis and checking it twice

How do academic research and world exploration differ? In research, it's good to discover the same thing twice! Replication – research...

What does it take to get a snow day around here?

How much snow or ice does it take to close schools in your district?

The education election?

As many people slip into holiday routines, mayoral hopefuls in Washington, DC are just beginning the long list of debates,...