Dana Goldstein
Dana Goldstein

Dana Goldstein is the author of The Teacher Wars. She contributes to Slate, the New Republic, the Marshall Project, and other publications.

Schooled
Dec. 1 2016 2:29 PMWill Trump Overhaul Public Education?From privatization to civil rights, his Department of Education could transform the American system.
Education
Oct. 18 2016 12:28 PMHigh School Graduation Rates Are SoaringHow much credit should we give to President Obama’s education policies?
Education
Oct. 7 2016 8:00 AMThink Like a GeniusIt’s no surprise that Donald Trump is so obsessed with two of the most dangerous concepts in education history.
Education
July 15 2016 5:51 AMOne Reason School Segregation PersistsWhite parents want it that way.
Education
June 24 2016 5:54 AMChris Christie’s Education Plan Is ShockingHe wants to give to the rich and take from the poor.
Education
March 1 2016 7:30 AMDown With Algebra II!It drives dropout rates and is mostly useless in real life. Andrew Hacker has a plan for getting rid of it.
Crime
June 18 2015 5:55 AMYoung Man, Adult CrimeA teenage boy stands accused of killing an innocent man. Can the criminal justice system acknowledge a juvenile’s potential to change while also holding him accountable for a terrible act?
Education
Sept. 1 2014 11:34 PMThe Most Important Figure in School Reform We Never Talk AboutIt’s the principal. 
Education
Dec. 10 2013 12:17 PMSchooled: The Flipped ClassroomCan watching lectures at home and doing homework in school improve high school learning?
Education
Dec. 2 2013 10:46 AMSchooled: Does Class Size Matter?The formula for a successful school is more complicated than the teacher-pupil ratio.
The XX Factor
Nov. 26 2013 10:50 AMForget the Opt-Out Movement. Let’s Talk About Legitimate Concerns Over Common Core.
Education
Nov. 18 2013 2:57 PMSchooled: How to Choose a SchoolA discussion about navigating the many measures of public school quality.
Education
Nov. 4 2013 2:20 PMSchooled: The Smartest Kids in the WorldDana Goldstein talks with author Amanda Ripley on Slate’s new education podcast.
The XX Factor
April 2 2013 3:07 PMWhat You Need to Know About the Shocking Cheating Indictments in the Atlanta Public Schools
The XX Factor
Oct. 3 2012 11:30 PMThe Far-Left Education Idea Floated in the Debate by ... Romney?
Education
Nov. 23 2016 1:57 PMHow Trump Could Gut Public EducationHe wants to redirect federal funds toward school vouchers—and his choice of education secretary shows he’s serious.
Education
Oct. 10 2016 12:30 PM“There’s a Lot of Fear”Hillary Clinton says the “Trump Effect” leads to bullying in K–12 schools. How should teachers respond?
Doublex
July 26 2016 10:48 AM1971 All Over AgainHillary Clinton’s family-friendly policy proposals would need bipartisan support. It’s happened before.
Education
July 6 2016 3:40 PMThe Teachers’ CandidateHow Hillary Clinton is changing the Democratic Party’s relationship with the school-reform movement.
Education
April 4 2016 11:40 AMIs Addiction a Learning Disorder?A powerful new book argues for a new understanding of substance abuse.
Doublex
Sept. 29 2015 11:51 AMWhy Is America So Uncaring?Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Unfinished Business challenges the tyranny of the workplace.
Politics
Oct. 6 2014 8:48 PMJuvenile InjusticeJunior Smith was a troubled kid who needed help. Instead, West Virginia threw him in jail.
Education
May 21 2014 2:05 PMWho Gets to Control Newark’s Schools?A rabble-rousing new mayor wants to undo the reforms that Cory Booker, Chris Christie, and Mark Zuckerberg brought to town.
Doublex
Dec. 3 2013 2:21 PMThe PISA PuzzleThe lessons of the big test for our school reform movement aren’t as simple as they might seem.
Education
Nov. 27 2013 12:56 PMSchooled: Is Giftedness Real?The problems with treating some students as especially talented.
Doublex
Nov. 25 2013 8:15 AMWhat Happens When Great Teachers Get $20,000 to Work in Low-Income Schools?Results.
Education
Nov. 11 2013 12:52 PMConfessions of a Bad Teacher
The XX Factor
June 10 2013 12:52 PMGrouping by Ability in Classrooms Is Back in Fashion. Is This Good For Kids?
The XX Factor
Oct. 16 2012 11:39 PMRomney Talked a Lot About Helping Poor Women at Tonight's Debate. So Why Does He Want To Cut Head Start?
The Hive
Sept. 24 2012 4:04 AMThe ApprenticeHow manufacturers and community colleges are teaming up—German-style—to create high-paying factory jobs.

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