Robin J. Lake
Improve accountability and oversight for district and charter schools
Education Next talks with Robin J. Lake, Gary Miron, and Pedro A. Noguera
Part of the forum: Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?
A trio of new studies show that most online charter schools don’t work in their current context, but they don’t show that they can’t work.
With its ruling, the court has locked Washington State into a defunct, hundred-year-old notion of public schooling.
Districts are currently unwittingly hostile to school-level innovation. For that to change, they must aggressively work to change the incentives, policies, and structures so that they encourage and free up schools to innovate.
Plus what it would really mean to let the market work itself out
What the city needs is a portfolio manager for its schools.
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