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  • In Defense of American Democracy

    This all-day event, held at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. on September 17, 2019, was organized by the Albert Shanker Institute, the American Federation of Teachers, and Onward Together, the organization founded and led by Hillary Clinton. Watch the video.

  • Zombie Education Reform

    Wednesday, October 9, 2019, noon to 2:00 pm. Sponsored by the Albert Shanker Institute and the American Federation of Teachers. Speakers: Brian Gill, Senior Fellow, Mathimatica; John Jackson, President and CEO, Schott Foundation for Public Education; Christopher Lubienski, Professor of Education Policy, Indiana University; Fellow, National Education Policy Center, University of Colorado, Macke Raymond, founder and director, Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO), Stanford University. Registration and more information.


  • The Challenge For Business: Improve Education

    Stan Litow argues that private sector companies should recognize their responsibility to the broader community, a stable environment, improved schools, and their employees.
  • The Progressive School Funding Option

    Poor school districts in the U.S., on average, receive the same amount of state and local revenue as affluent districts. There are good reasons to change this.
  • Remembering Eugenia Kemble

    On the anniversary of the passing of former ASI executive director Eugenia Kemble, we reprint her 2012 post, in which she reflects on her time in the labor movement.