Tag Archives: NEPC

Learning to Be Watched: Surrveillance Culture at School

Schools now routinely direct children online to do their schoolwork, thereby exposing them to tracking of their online behavior and subsequent targeted marketing. This is part of the evolution of how marketing companies use digital marketing, ensuring that children and … Continue reading

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Virtual and Blended Learning Schools Continue to Struggle and to Grow

Report Key Takeaway: Increasing numbers opting for online and blended learning schools despite evidence of poor performance.   BOULDER, CO (April 20, 2016) – The fourth edition of the National Education Policy Center’s annual report on online and blended learning … Continue reading

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National Education Policy Center Announces 2015 Bunkum Award

The National Education Policy Center is pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Bunkum Award, recognizing the think tank whose reviewed work best captures the true spirit of bunk, starring in a feature report. The National Education Policy Center … Continue reading

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The Lucrative Side of Charter Schools

      Key Brief Takeaway: New report puts first pieces together on how charter schools are profiting through the privatization of public assets  BOULDER, CO (December 10, 2015) — One of the less-noticed elements of the new Every Student Succeeds Act is the authorization … Continue reading

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Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2014: Politics, Performance, Policy, and Research Evidence

The National Educational Policy Center, Bolder Colorado, released its second annual report in a series on virtual education is organized in three major sections. Section I examines the policy and political landscape associated with virtual schooling and describes the current … Continue reading

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National Education Policy Center Announces the Bunkum Awards for Bad Research

This marks the eighth year that the National Education Policy Center has handed out the Bunkum Awards, which recognize the lowlights in educational research over the past year. As long as the bunk keeps flowing, the awards will keep coming. … Continue reading

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Press Release: Policymakers Should Disregard New School-District Consolidation Report

Contact: William J. Mathis, 802-383-0058, wmathis@sover.net Craig Howley, 740-590-8612, howleycb@gmail.com Jerry Johnson, 904-620-1804, jerry.johnson@unf.edu BOULDER, CO (August 26, 2013) –The Center for American Progress (CAP) recently released a report intended “to spark a conversation” about closing and consolidating small school … Continue reading

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