Education

Ending the Long Wait for Federal Guidance on Reopening Schools

Ending the Long Wait for Federal Guidance on Reopening Schools

The Education Department’s COVID-19 guidance may signal a return to information sharing.

Resisting Regulatory Oppression of Transgender Children

Resisting Regulatory Oppression of Transgender Children

The formal and structural exclusion of transgender youth is morally wrong and unlawful.

Defending Access to Special Education

Defending Access to Special Education

Scholar argues for an irreparable harm exception to the exhaustion doctrine in special education disputes.

Clash Between Students’ Preferred Names and Instructors’ Religious Beliefs

Clash Between Students’ Preferred Names and Instructors’ Religious Beliefs

Courts face religious freedom challenges from instructors over transgender students’ preferred names.

How the Federal Government Can Use More Evidence to Improve Outcomes

How the Federal Government Can Use More Evidence to Improve Outcomes

Several successful programs demonstrate that prioritizing evidence can positively impact policy effects.

Silver Linings Action Plan

Silver Linings Action Plan

To solve the “quiet crisis” in the civil service, the federal government must improve workforce recruitment.

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Righting a Wrong Against Teachers

Thousands of teachers could see loan debt disappear as the Education Department tries to correct a past mistake.

The Black Box of College Admissions

The Black Box of College Admissions

State legislators and the U.S. Education Department are scrutinizing college admissions practices.

Antitrust Law and the Future of the NCAA’s Amateurism Rules

Antitrust Law and the Future of the NCAA’s Amateurism Rules

Scholar suggests that the NCAA’s defense of amateurism no longer stands after a recent Supreme Court decision.

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

When Boston school leaders sought to use algorithms to redesign the bus schedule, equity remained a challenge.

The Curious Bipartisan Push for Evidence-Based Policymaking

The Curious Bipartisan Push for Evidence-Based Policymaking

Despite its popularity, “evidence-based” policymaking is often less rational than it sounds.