Teaching about slavery
September 21, 2021 04:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America’s future should be built on a shared understanding of the past that is accurate and expansive, not falsely embellished and narrowly...
2021 Education Next Survey Reveals Parental Support for School Covid-Safety Measures Despite Vaccination Hesitancy
August 31, 2021 04:30 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While a large percentage of parents support Covid-safety measures for students, many are reluctant to vaccinate their children, the 15th...
Stricter middle schools raise the risk of adult arrests, especially for Black and Hispanic students
July 27, 2021 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Young adolescents who attend schools with high suspension rates are substantially more likely to be arrested and jailed as adults, report...
Private-school vouchers boost college going, but not for students in greatest need
May 18, 2021 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For moderately disadvantaged students, using a voucher to attend a private school increases college-enrollment rates and four-year degree...
Switch to four-day school week slows learning
May 04, 2021 08:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Students earn lower math and reading scores on standardized tests after their schools switch to a four-day school week, Paul Thompson of...
Black, Hispanic students less likely to receive special-education services than comparable white students
February 16, 2021 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Feb. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In predominately minority schools, when surrounded by other non-white students, Black and Hispanic students are less likely to receive the...
National parent survey: Students more likely to be attending school in person in districts where the virus is spreading more rapidly
January 19, 2021 10:21 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Students are most likely to be attending school fully in-person in school districts where the coronavirus is spreading most rapidly,...
The 2020 Education Next Survey reveals sharply growing approval of online education, record-high support for public schools
August 18, 2020 06:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parents are willing to let their high school students complete nearly half of their courses online, and despite challenges posed by remote...
Students learn more from tough teachers, new study finds
February 04, 2020 05:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grade point averages have soared over the last two decades while other measures of academic performance—such as SAT exam and the National...
The 2019 Education Next Poll: Democrats divided over school choice as Trump Administration gains traction on school vouchers, tax-credit scholarships
August 20, 2019 06:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Democratic presidential candidates proposing “free” college and pay increases for teachers will find substantial backing for these...