Education Blogs


A blog featuring news, commentary and debate, often revolving around school choice issues. Originally launched by the Alliance for School Choice, Edspresso is now administered by the Center for Education Reform, a charter school advocacy organization.

The Education Gadfly

An education policy blog hosted by the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, featuring incisive commentary, reviews of books, research and political developments offered up by Chester E. (“Checker”) Finn, Jr., Michael J. Petrilli, Liam Julian, and others.


A blog written by Andrew Rotheram, co-founder and co-director of Education Sector, an independent research and analysis organization.  Eduwonk provides interesting running commenatary on, and helpful links to sources of discourse about educational policy.  Occasional guest bloggers also post their thoughts.


Tireless sleuth Mike Antonucci tracks the activity of teachers unions throughout the nation while offering facts, figures, wry commentary, and occasional doses of humor, as he shines a spotlight on the activities of organized labor in the realm of education.

On California

Policy writers Charles Taylor Kerchner and David Menefee-Libey explore the Golden State’s inventive, progressive, and problematic relationship to K-12 education.

Politics K-12

This well-known Education Week blog follows federal and state developments in education.

Rick Hess Straight Up

Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute offers straight talk on policy, politics, research, and reform.

School Finance 101

Data and thoughts on public and private school funding in the U.S. from Rutgers University Professor Bruce Baker.