Yearly Archives: 2016

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How Obama Got Schooled

Under pressure from right and left, the president signed away hard-won federal power over K-12 education and gutted his own reforms, even as they were working. Continue reading

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A New Era in the Battle Over Teacher Evaluations

The Obama administration encouraged more robust ways of assessing which educators were doing a good job. Will its legacy last? Continue reading

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Who Says Teacher Eval Reforms Aren’t Working?

D.C.’s evaluation system should make critics think twice before dismissing the importance of reforms to teacher evaluation. Continue reading

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