Education Week

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The Importance of Common Core Standards to Disadvantaged Students

The opposition the Common Core is about adult issues, not what’s best for students, especially disadvantaged students, who traditionally haven’t been taught anything resembling the Common Core in public education. Continue reading

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Education Schools: Deja Vu All Over Again

The crisis in teacher education, circa 1981. Continue reading

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The Case for Mandatory School Choice

For New York City public high school students, school choice is mandatory–and the results are promising Continue reading

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Rewriting Accountability Under the No Child Left Behind Act

A reauthorized No Child Left Behind Act needs to measure school performance on the basis of student growth, not just student proficiency Continue reading

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Using Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations is Tricky

Using student test scores to evaluate teachers is harder than it seems Continue reading

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