Yearly Archives: 2015


Charter School Lessons from New Orleans

In New Orleans, school reform leaders have rejected the argument that charters should be permitted to set their own, narrower standards of what it means to be public schools. Continue reading

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Rethinking the Carnegie Unit

By stressing the amount of time students spend in the classroom rather than their mastery of subjects, the Carnegie Unit masks the quality of teaching and learning in the nation’s schools and colleges. But alternatives aren’t simple. Continue reading

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