A new study finds that school district secessions in the South contribute to racial segregation.
The Saturday School Where Mexican American Children Learn About Their Heritage: A Q&A with NEPC Fellow Angela Valenzuela
Organizing and Managing Instruction in US Public School Districts: Considerations for Families, Communities, and States
What Might Happen If School Vouchers and Privatization of Schools Were to Become Universal in the U.S.: Learning from a National Test Case—Chile
NEPC Review: The 123s of School Choice: What the Research Says About Private School Choice: 2019 Edition (EdChoice, April 2019)
NEPC Review: California Charter Schools: Costs, Benefits, and Impact on School Districts (Center on Reinventing Public Education, May 2019)
NEPC Review: The Michigan Context and Performance Report Card: High Schools 2018 (Mackinac Center for Public Policy, January 2019)
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Education Interview of the Month: Greg Smith Interviews Mark Warren, Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, and Jonathan Stith About the Educational Justice Movement
Education Interview of the Month: Greg Smith Interviews Christopher Saldaña About Teachers as Brand Ambassadors
National Education Policy Center Deletes Its Facebook Account and Calls for Strict Data Protections Plus Public Regulation and Oversight of Digital Platforms
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