Author

Ashley Jochim

    Author Bio:
    Ashley Jochim is research analyst at the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington Bothell.


Articles

Street-Savvy School Reform

Lessons learned from six big-city school systems

The Politics of the Common Core Assessments

Why states are quitting the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia

FALL 2016 / VOL. 16, NO. 4

Incomplete Reform in Baltimore

A shift in authority to school leaders falls short

Fall 2016 / Vol. 16, No. 4

Fixing Detroit’s Broken School System

Improve accountability 
and oversight for district and charter schools

WINTER 2015 / Vol. 15, No. 1

Blog Posts/Multimedia

“Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick”: Why State Chiefs Should Do Both

To fully exploit ESSA’s expanded possibilities for state leadership on school and district improvement, state superintendents will need a wide range of skills.

12/08/2016

Can High Standards and Accountability Co-Exist? Lessons From the Common Core Assessment Consortia

It’s easy for policymakers and the public to embrace high standards in principle. But when policymakers seek to hold students, teachers, and schools accountable for those standards by using the results from aligned assessments, support is far more likely to falter.

07/21/2016

Rumors of Death Premature: Portfolio Management Still Alive and Kicking in New Orleans

Can the portfolio strategy in New Orleans still fog a mirror, or is it dead as Jay Greene has just announced? It looks pretty lively, with all public school kids in charter schools and results improving steadily.

05/19/2016

Can City Schools Address the Achievement and Opportunity Gap?

A new report looks at how public education is delivering on the promise of educational opportunity in 50 mid- to large-sized cities in the United States.

11/02/2015

A Response to “Breaking the Mold”

Mike Kirst’s review of our book, A Democratic Constitution for Public Education, is insightful and constructive and raises important questions about how our proposal would work in practice.

04/16/2015

How a Portfolio District Differs from a School District: A Response to Jay Greene

Plus what it would really mean to let the market work itself out

11/14/2014
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