After leading education reform for many years as a public official, education historian and blogger Diane Ravitch has emerged as one of the leading opponents of the movement. Ravitch, author of the new book Reign of Error, talks to Lauren Streib about how reform has become a cover for privatization.
Lauren Streib is a former reporter for The Daily Beast. She was previously a reporter for Forbes.
A summer of rail scares may have given you the wrong impression—you’re still much safer on a train than you are in a car.
Students and parents think college is a good investment, but they’re not very smart about what kinds of degrees offer the best return. By Lauren Streib.
Newsweek finds the secondary schools that churn out the best students in the Northeast.
The Newsweek/Daily Beast ranking highlights the best public high schools in the nation—those that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. These are the top 1,000 on the list, including insight from school administrators. For full list, click here.
Newsweek ranks the best secondary schools in the Midwest.
We re-ranked all our top schools based on the number of students who fall below federal poverty lines. The result: the most transformative secondary institutions across the country.
Newsweek sorts the list of the best high schools in the country to find the top schools in the Western U.S.
The best schools in the Southern U.S., according to Newsweek’s Best American High Schools list.
Newsweek and The Daily Beast analyzed thousands of high schools to find the country’s best. Here’s how we did it.