Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
How the federal government can achieve equity
Crossing the Finish Line by William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson
As reviewed by Russ Whitehurst
Brianna and her four-year-old classmates are sitting in a circle around their preschool teacher. The teacher asks, “Who can tell me what they’re going to do when we go to our play centers?” “I’m going to work with Play-Doh,” Brianna answers. “Tell us what you’re going to make,” her teacher responds. “I want to make [...]
How is it that different individuals could look at the same research and come to such different conclusions?
Poor children deserve effective programs, not just programs that are well-intentioned.
How can we tolerate ignorance on something that is as critical to student learning as instructional materials?
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