From school performance to charters to standardized test results, catch up on some of the most important issues facing the education system.
Tenure is now largely a means for powerful unions to protect bad teachers and preserve the principle of seniority over performance. Read More.
Two leading members of the New York City Council characterized the city’s schools as racially segregated. Read More.
New York State teachers’ unions are purposely making it difficult to determine whether schools are doing an effective job of educating children. Read More.
Are charter schools actually rich, and is that a factor in their success? Read More.
New York City public school administrators have been caught cheating—on their students’ tests. Read More.
Municipal and state employee unions dominate New York's education debate through massive, consistent expenditures by their political action committees. Read More.
The Common Core State Standards have been controversial, but less so in New York City, where school principals report broad satisfaction. Read More.
It’s time to give poor families access to the same educational opportunities that the wealthy take for granted. Read More.
NYC's specialized high schools are some of the best in the country, and an exam is the fairest means of selection. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.