Stories by Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant is director of the Education Opportunity Network, a partnership effort of the Institute for America's Future and the Opportunity to Learn Campaign. He has written extensively about public education policy.    subscribe to Jeff Bryant's feed

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In many ways, it's 1957 all over again.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

In California and beyond, charter school advocates team up with big finance to influence Democratic Party candidates in state and local elections.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The rush to expand charters is hardly justified by the performance of the ones already in operation.

Posted on: May 25, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Buildings and beyond.

Posted on: May 20, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The discontent teachers feel in the workplace is actually the continuation of a long and alarming trend with negative effects on students.

Posted on: May 9, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

The newest blow aimed at public schools will hit low-income students in the stomach—literally.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2016, Source: Campaign for America's Future

There are plenty of reasons to doubt that these tests serve the purposes their advocates claim.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Walmart empire has played a huge role in promoting and funding the charter school movement.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2016, Source: The Progressive

Your primer to the host of problems bundled up in those two little words.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2016, Source: Salon

After years of attacks on teachers and public education, Americans are catching up to the real story in our schools.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2015, Source: Campaign for America's Future

We need to pause and reflect on where we are in the evolution of education policy.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2015, Source: Campaign for America's Future

What you really need to know about the chains that run charter schools.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2015, Source: Salon

The Kochs spent a fortune on a local school board race that was really a national proxy. Then the good guys won.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: Campaign for America's Future

Duncan's resignation has obscured his decision to dole out big bucks to the charter industry before he goes.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Parents, teachers, and students had a range of specific complaints that can all be attributed to Walker’s governance.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2015, Source: Salon

Charter schools will be accountable when they are just as transparent as public schools. Now it might happen.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2015, Source: Salon

Teachers are now working for free in a school district undone by charter schools and state government neglect.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The obsession over money driving charter school growth in Florida is increasingly evident to those who bother to look.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2015, Source: Salon

A congressman calls out his colleagues on education policy.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The pathway out of poverty these schools were supposed to provide now looks more like a detour to profit-making.