Education

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

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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

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Responding to an Uninformed Critique

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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

The President’s Economic Speech in 10 Charts (And More)

Council on Foreign Relations Wades into Education Debates, but Misses the Big Picture

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Congress Should Act Today to Keep Student Loan Interest Rates Low

Why Our Schools Are Segregated

President Obama throws his support behind increasing the minimum wage

International tests show achievement gaps in all countries, with big gains for U.S. disadvantaged students

What we read today

Michelle Rhee gets a failing grade on her report card

What we read today

EPI research on Education

  • Black and Hispanic Kindergartners Are Disproportionately in High-Poverty Schools

  • The Colorblind Bind

  • Segregation and peers’ characteristics in the 2010–2011 kindergarten class: 60 years after Brown v. Board

  • Do Poor Kids Deserve Lower-Quality Education Than Rich Kids? Evaluating School Privatization Proposals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Brown v. Board at 60: Why Have We Been So Disappointed? What Have We Learned?

  • Modern Segregation