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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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On Student Motivation

In an era of rising academic standards, more kids than ever will struggle. But research suggests new ways to help them thrive in the face of adversity. Continue reading

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For Many, High-Touch Trumps High-Tech

Silicon Valley’s Discovery Prep has state-of-the-art technology. It also has unusually engaged teachers and parents. Continue reading

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Tell the Truth About Colleges

Making public information about how well colleges are educating their students would help introduce the concept of value into higher education for the first time Continue reading

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