For some education reformers, other reforms seem much more important than curriculum battles. Here’s what they are missing.
Two dozen deans of education schools have come together to embrace empirical validation of teacher preparation methods and accountability for student learning.
Education mandate will create paperwork, not improve minority education
Support for Common Core State Standards slips, but opponents are still in the minority; a majority opposes requirements to balance discipline rates across race; only a minority backs union fees for non-union teachers; support for charter schools and tax credits to fund private school scholarships dips, but a majority still favors them
Fordham and EdFuel hosted a discussion about how education organizations can learn to recognize and retain their most talented staff and turn them into tomorrow’s leaders.