Taking the Fall in Atlanta


An Open Letter to Sec. of Labor Tom Perez

The President’s Twofer

Will the Supreme Court Annihilate One of the Most Effective Tools for Battling Racial Segregation in Housing?

Education Policy is Civil Rights Policy

What Led Us to the Troubles in Ferguson?

Strong Jobs Numbers for Teachers in September, but Large Jobs Gap Remains

Back to School: A Useful Guide for Parents and Policymakers to Use School Quality Rankings


Should Race-Based Affirmative Action be Replaced by Race-Neutral Preferences for Low-Income Students? The Discussion Continues

History Teaches Us We Need Race-Conscious Policies

Teachers, “Tenure,” Due Process, and Truly Helping Disadvantaged Children

Looking at Segregation Through the Peer Effects Lens

Beyond Pre-kindergarten: Evidence and State-Level Action

California School Board Rejects Rocketship Charter School

EPI Stands By the Rigorous Methods and Findings of Its Report on Privately Run Charter Schools and the Rocketship Company


New BLS Data Show College Enrollment Rates of Recent High School Grads Have Been Dropping Since 2009

Something To Keep An Eye On: College Enrollment Has Dropped Substantially Since 2012

College Completion: Why Getting Kids in the Door Isn’t Enough

Unemployment, Schools, Wages, and the Mythical Skills Gap

Socioeconomic School Integration Is a Worthy Goal, but Racial Segregation Presents Added Challenges

A Strong Precedent for a Better Accountability System

African American Poverty: Concentrated and Multi-Generational

Truth As Well As Reconciliation

The Stem, the Flower, and Corporate Greed

“PISA Day”—An Ideological and Hyperventilated Exercise


Responding to an Uninformed Critique


Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

Flawed Diagnoses and Inappropriate Cures in Education

How Much We Have Backslid

Education Investment (Not Low Taxes) is Key to State Prosperity