An ambitious economic field experiment studies how financial incentives for students, teachers, and parents affect academic performance.
The murals decorating the University of Chicago Charter School campuses tell stories of success.
Linking teacher merit pay to standardized-test scores compromises learning and creates incentives to cheat.
Teaching African American students, a Chicago scholar says, means asking tough questions.
If it’s true that “all you really need to know you learn in kindergarten,” then Vivian Paley and I are in trouble.
Amid a gathering storm, students grapple with 1960s turbulence.