Nation Topics - Education Reform
News and Features
The problems facing our schools demand solutions, not slogans.
Obama's education policy is far too close to George W. Bush's. Those of us who recognize the importance of public education can't wait for the administration to lead the way.
The celebrated film tells a familiar story about unions and schools—but misses what's new.
The author offers an uplifting example of a public high school that offers students exceptional education in New York City, but wants more students across the US to have similar opportunities.
The disconnect between the realities of public schools and the policy prescriptions coming from the White House is the crux of the problem in education.
In The Death and Life of the Great American School System, Diane Ravitch has found a new métier as a critic of neo-capitalist school reform.
NYU senior scholar Deborah Meier speaks with Pedro Noguera, guest editor of The Nation's special education issue, about the challenges facing the country's education system.
The change we need in education policy is more than a rebranding of No Child Left Behind.
Forget quick fixes. To compete internationally, we need to improve the whole system.
Bringing "choice" and "accountability" to the education system sounded good on paper, but in reality, that effort has failed.