Are Public Schools Finished?

Has the right’s vision of “education freedom” really triumphed? And at what cost to students?

By Jennifer C. Berkshire

College Savings Plans Shouldn’t Be Tax Shelters for the Rich

Subsidized college savings accounts are making the rich richer—but there’s an easy way to direct help to the people who actually need it.

By Kevin Carey Harold Pollack

Ending the Homework Gap

By Jessica Rosenworcel

Meritocracy and its Discontents

Michael Sandel says the hoi polloi are mad at the elites—and he thinks they have good reason to be.

By David Madland

Fuzzy Math—and English, Too

A conservative manifesto on education reveals the poverty of their education agenda.

By Conor P. Williams