This statewide analysis studies the academic outcomes of students participating in full-day kindergarten across the state of Idaho.
Addressing Indiana’s Quiet Teaching Crisis: A Sensible Blueprint for Progress
Report makes three key recommendations for smart policies to bring Indiana teacher pay to the regional median.
Beyond District/Charter: How City Leaders Catalyze and Support Systems of Great Schools
Report documents how education “quarterbacks” have supported governance reform in three cities.
The New Frontier Public Charter Schools as a Tool to Transform Education in Clark County
Report examines how Clark County used charter schools to transform educational options for all students, especially those who need them most.
ESSA Opportunities for Excellence: New Real Clear Ed Column
In a new column for Real Clear Education, Public Impact’s co-directors, Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel, highlight the opportunities through ESSA for state leaders to achieve excellence: State and district leaders have a great new opportunity under the 2015 federal Every Student Succeeds Act: more flexibility in spending the funds they receive than in […]
Technology and Rural Education
Report offers policymakers and philanthropic leaders recommendations to capitalize on the potential of technology to serve student in rural areas.
Legal Guidelines for Educating English Learners in Charter Schools
Report examines federal and state education laws to help charter schools understand their legal obligations to EL students.
Seizing Opportunity at the Top II: State Policies to Reach Every Student With Excellent Teachers
Brief explains how states and districts can help excellent teachers extend their reach to far more students.
North Carolina Charter Schools: Excellence and Equity through Collaboration
Report details recommendations from North Carolina education leaders to improve charter authorizing practices and increase accountability.
N.C. must invest to magnify the impact of great teachers
By Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan Hassel; first published in The News & Observer. North Carolina will never make the educational strides it needs until the best educators have far greater impact, for a lot more pay. A year ago in these pages, we called for state leaders to raise teachers’ base pay an average […]
Virtual Schools: Assessing Progress and Accountability
Report presents recommendations for facing the challenges of adequately assessing virtual schools.
Replicating Quality: Policy Recommendations to Support the Replication and Growth of High-Performing Charter Schools and Networks
Report makes recommendations for building a policy environment to increase the prevalence and impact of high-quality charter schools.