Lisa Gartner, Michael LaForgia, and Nathaniel Lash discuss "Failure Factories" - their Tampa Bay Times investigation of what happened after the Pinellas County School Board abandoned integration. February, 2017.
Over the last decade, K-12 education in Detroit has undergone unprecedented change with the establishment of the Education Achievement Authority in 2012, the surge of charter school enrollment, and the influence of nonprofits in the education sect
Howard S. Bloom, Brian Jacob, Johnathon Matthews, and Michael F. Tenbusch discuss the new results of the NYC study as well as the ongoing efforts among the small school community in the Detroit area. January, 2011.
Brian Jacob, who co-authored the first known rigorous national impact evaluation of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, talks about the mixed effects the legislation has had on student achievement. December, 2009.
Panelists Michael Flanagan, Frederick Hess, JD Hoye, Sanford I. Weill, Deborah Loewenberg Ball and moderator Brian Jacob discuss the role that the private sector can play in public education. March, 2008.