Dana Goldstein

Dana Goldstein is the author of The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession, and a staff writer at The Marshall Project. 

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.
Doublex
June 13 2012 7:05 AMNo More Ditching Gym Class   The next wave of standardized testing is here, measuring your kids in art, music, and phys ed. Is that even possible?
Future Tense
May 9 2012 12:01 PMMachines Shouldn’t Grade Student Writing—YetStandardized tests will finally ask good essay questions. But robot grading threatens that progress.
The XX Factor
Jan. 25 2012 4:45 PMThe Research Behind Obama's State of the Union High-School Dropout Proposal
Doublex
Sept. 29 2011 4:56 PMStill Waiting for Superman Dave Eggers and Matt Damon’s American Teacher is almost as flawed as last year’s big school reform movie.
Doublex
July 21 2011 12:57 PMHow High-Stakes Testing Led to the Atlanta Cheating ScandalAnd the ones in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Houston …
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?
The XX Factor
June 29 2012 12:54 PMAmerican Cities Are Growing Faster Than Suburbs. Here's Why That's Good News for Our Kids.
Future Tense
June 7 2012 9:22 AMHow To Fix the Gender Gap in TechnologyMake your daughter play video games. It will help her get a high-paying job.
Doublex
Feb. 16 2012 7:10 AMLiberals, Don’t Homeschool Your KidsWhy teaching children at home violates progressive values.
Doublex
Nov. 4 2011 1:11 PMKindergartners, Put Down Your Pencils Standardized testing for 5-year-olds sounds crazy. But it just might lead to a better way of assessing all kids.
Doublex
Aug. 17 2011 6:04 PMThe GOP'S New War on SchoolsThe rise of Michele Bachmann reflects a shift in the party's education agenda.