A Romney education advisor fills in some details at the convention

At this week’s Republican National Convention, the Hechinger Report interviewed Jim Peyser, a partner at NewSchools Venture Fund and a Romney education advisor. Peyser talked about shrinking the Department of Education and taking out some provisions of “No Child Left Behind”(NCLB)… Continue Reading

A high-performing charter school creates income diversity in Atlanta

A writer at The Hechinger Report describes how Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood is being transformed by a combination of a high performing charter school and a mixed-income public housing strategy. “Rich Kid, Poor Kid: How Mixed Neighborhoods Could Save America’s Schools”,… Continue Reading