Articles about
K-12 Education

The Up Side of Down

Why failing well is the key to success.

Politics and Education Reform

When Bill Gates spoke at the American Enterprise Institute in March, he noted that money alone cannot fix education woes.

Charter School Performance Breakout

"The oft-heard claim that charters perform no better than conventional schools is out of date and inaccurate." In this recent Wall Street Journal article, Karl Zinsmeister explains why today's...

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Total Redesign

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Mission Possible: How Charter Schools Can Start-Up, Scale, and Succeed

Eva Moskowitz discusses the creation, growth, and outsized political influence of Success Academy.

They Shall Overcome

Meet the K–12 reform donors who strategically balance charitable giving, legislative advocacy, and direct political engagement.

Blending, Upending

Is blended learning the disruptive innovation of K–12 reform?

Common Core’s Uncommon Rise

How donors helped create a movement for national standards

Interview with Betsy DeVos, the Reformer

The Reformer

Interview with Eli Broad, the Investor

When it comes to re-imagining how America's children can learn, Eli and Edythe Broad are among the nation's most visionary philanthropists. Their investments range across the full spectrum of educational reform,...


The Almanac
of American

A compendium of the Great Donors, Great Achievements, Great Ideas, and Latest Facts on private giving in the U.S.