Guest columnists: Cobb, Fulton and Forsyth schools lose luster in global comparisons

A guest column by Jay P. Greene, the 21st Century Professor of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas and a fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, and Josh B. McGee, the vice president for public accountability initiatives at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation…

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Institute Fellow Jay P. Green's new report

Just released, "Administrative Bloat" is making an impact.…

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Bush Institute Senior Fellow Jim Guthrie explores school funding myths

In a speech Nov. 19 in Louisville, Bill Gates exhorted America's chief state school officers to focus spending on instruction and squeeze far greater efficiency out of their education budgets. 'Our best chance to change budgets starts now,' he said. 'Your appropriations committees will see the state school budgets and ask you to show them an easy way out. I think you can tell them, 'There is a way out, but it's not easy.'…

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