Policymakers have few useful tools to screen out “bad” teachers from the profession. The current screening tools are doing little more than unnecessarily limiting the supply of new teachers.
Instead of continuing with a complex and ineffective maze of Title I regulations, states should have the opportunity to let parents decide how to use Title I dollars.
Common Core and vouchers lose ground; growing opposition to tenure; charter schools and testing retain support
Students enrolled in higher performing high schools, more likely to earn Regents diploma
Earlier this week, John Oliver ran a segment making fun of charter schools on Last Week Tonight. Nelson Smith, Travis Pillow, and others have responded.
The just-released 2016 Education Next poll identified changes in public support for the Common Core, testing, opting out, and school choice. Paul Peterson and Marty West discuss what the public says it wants and why these opinions are changing.