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Widely reported that 12K students attended "Tier 1" DC charters in 2014, up 9% since 2013. Not really: goo.gl/eWJQtW
Today's post: A look at the 2014 D.C. charter school ratings (and widely-repeated claims about them) goo.gl/eWJQtW
Today's post: A look at the 2014 D.C. charter school ratings (and widely-reported claims about them) goo.gl/eWJQtW
A look at the latest results of the DC charter school rating system, and whether they support the claims of charter supporters.
To what extent are dispositions such as motivation, persistence and engagement, mediated by social relationships and social-relational context?
So-called achievement gaps are important social and economic indicators, but they should not be used in formal school accountability systems.
The newly-released results of Minneapolis' new teacher evaluation system should be examined, but should not be taken at face value.
Librarian Connie Williams argues that school libraries create a culture of inquiry in schools, and that library cutbacks are harmful to students and teachers.
Florida officials' arguments for how they want to use ELL students' test scores in school grades are actually arguments against their grading system itself.
An evaluation of a NYC charter schools that pays teachers $125,000 a year found positive results, but the former may not necessarily explain the latter.
Profs. Alan Daly and Kara Finnigan present research on the relational struggles facing urban systems, particularly those experiencing high levels of churn.
What Happens to the Beneficial Effects of Quality Pre-K?
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How Do We Get Experienced, Accomplished Teachers Into High Need Schools?
October 8, 2014
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A New Social Compact for American Education: Fixing Our Broken Accountability System
Sept. 10, 2014
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