Amber M. Northern
A new report looks at district-charter engagement in five cities.
Our education governance system, lamented and disparaged as it often is, is one of the least understood aspects of American K–12 schooling.
Communities rarely embrace tough trade-offs. We need to lean on school boards and superintendents to take their fiduciary responsibilities seriously.
The Education Achievement Authority in Michigan is charged with resuscitating the state’s worst schools within the confines of a separate, autonomous district.
The Common Core is still in the very earliest phases of implementation. It isn’t yet time to pay much attention to the score; instead, we ought to work out the kinks and improve the fundamentals.
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