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Can charter and regular public schools simultaneously compete and collaborate to promote systemic improvement?
A new report sheds light on the common practice of holding superintendents responsible for short-term testing results during their administrations.
There is a tendency to sell reforms by promising results that education policies, no matter how well-designed and implemented, simply cannot deliver.
What we can and cannot learn from the recently-released results of New York's new teacher evaluation system.
Professor Bill Penuel discusses the importance of direct collaboration between researchers and practitioners in education reform.
Recent calls to end the raises teachers receive for master's degrees may be ignoring research suggesting alternatives.
The recent statement by the American Statistical Association on value-added models in education offers important, policy-relevant recommendations.
Recent publicity over the testing results of the Success Academies charter chain illustrates the flawed interpretation of data in our public education discourse.
For Immediate Release August 24, 1999 For American Students to Measure Up, U.S. Schools Must Close a “Teaching Gap”, New Book Challenges WASHINGTON – August 24, 1999 – What will it take for American students to meet the new standards for excellence states are setting? The answer, which has become a focal point for education [...]