Education reformers should have serious reservations about democratically controlled charter authorizers.
The New York Times has a front page piece on charter schools in Detroit that is so factually mistaken, misleading, and tendentious that it requires a response.
Although less likely to be economically disadvantaged, opt-out students tended to be lower-achieving than test takers in New York State last year
Student performance low, principal attrition high in Charm City
EdBuild has created a website that shows, state-by-state, how schools are funded. (Clicking on the above map will take you to EdBuild’s interactive maps.)
Leslie Cornfeld, former special advisor to both the Secretary of Education and to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaks with Paul E. Peterson about chronic absenteeism and how data can be used to identify kids who are at risk.