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Five Myths About Teacher Merit Pay

Originally appeared in The Washington Post. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says paying public school teachers based on their performance is his “highest priority,” and he plans to dole out hundreds of millions of dollars to states and school systems that … Continue reading

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Measuring What Matters Most in Higher Education

Commercial college rankings mostly measure wealth, fame and exclusivity. What we really need to know is how well colleges and universities educate their students. Continue reading

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