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New York Small Schools

Restoring Opportunity

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

I just read a fascinating book, Restoring Opportunity, by Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane. It describes the now-familiar problems of growing inequalit...

The Education Funders' Polite Post-Mortem on Mayor Bloomberg's School Reforms

John Thompson | Posted 01.27.2014 | Education
John Thompson

The Education Funders Research Initiative's "Building Blocks for Better Schools," which caps a three-part analysis of education reform in New York City, turns diplomatic language into a fine art.

Accelerating Adolescent Learning Through High School and Beyond

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Carnegie Corporation of New York

In light of the new findings, an analysis of New York City's small-high schools initiative is instructive. Robert Hughes, President of New Visions, and I have distilled some key lessons:

Small NYC Schools Show Better Graduation And College Rates

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

According to an October study from researchers at MIT and Duke, the central focus of Mayor Bloomberg's education plan - smaller schools - is showing s...