Tag: Paul Peterson

Guest commentary: NAEP should be a wake-up call for ed reformers, policymakers

A recent comparison of K-12 children around the U.S. brought bad news for education reformers—an amorphous group of policymakers and advocates who are akin to locksmiths searching for the right combination of resources and policy ideas to unlock student potential. The news was bad for students, too, but since the[Read More…]

Study: Vouchers boost college enrollment rates for black students

Black students who won private school vouchers through a lottery in New York City were much more likely to later enroll in college than other low-income students who applied but did not win, according to a study released this morning. The study of a privately funded New York voucher program for elementary[Read More…]