Reports

Celebrating School Districts on the Rise

March 11, 2016

From Arkansas to Massachusetts, California to Ohio, districts across the country are making incredible progress in boosting student achievement and increasing teacher effectiveness. In Education First’s Districts Rising series, the stories of ten districts that are working to raise student achievement and prepare students for college and career are highlighted and celebrated.…

New Study on District-Charter School Collaborations Shows Promise and Challenges

August 10, 2015

Efforts to foster collaboration between district and charter schools—traditional rivals for scarce educational resources—are showing some promise, but challenges remain in forging effective partnerships, according to a new study released today by Mathematica Policy Research. The study report and issue brief document an analysis of collaboration activities during the early stages of a project…