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    Bill de Blasio Goes Full Bloomberg

    Back in 2014, newly-elected New York Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his “School Renewal” program to improve 94 of the city’s perennially failing schools. Under the plan, these so-called Renewal Schools would receive a massive increase in funding and additional resources to allow them to become “community schools,” a model that the teachers unions have […] More

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    Once Again, The Reforms in New Orleans Worked

    The Education Research Alliance (ERA) at Tulane University has a new web feature on their site summarizing their eight main conclusions about the impact of the school reforms in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. The Alliance, which was launched by Tulane economics professor Doug Harris in 2013, has published a total of 19 policy briefs and 23 technical […] More