William G. Howell
Win or lose, states enacted education reforms
Facts about local district performance alter public thinking
The 2012 EdNext-PEPG survey finds Hispanics give schools a higher grade than others do
Intense controversies do not alter public thinking, but teachers differ more sharply than ever
The 2010 EdNext-PEPG Survey shows that, on many education reform issues, Democrats and Republicans hardly disagree
Student learning is seldom a factor in school board elections
The 2009 Education Next-PEPG Survey asks if information changes minds about school reform.
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How information affects Americans’ support for school spending and charter schools
Americans think less of their schools than of their police departments and post offices
Probing American’s knowledge of school spending
The 2007 Education Next—PEPG Survey
Vouchers and the Test-Score Gap
School Vouchers: Examining the Evidence By Martin Carnoy Economic Policy Institute, 2002. Rhetoric Versus Reality: What We Know and What We Need to Know About Vouchers and Charter Schools By Brian Gill, P. Michael Timpane, Karen Ross, and Dominic Brewer RAND Corporation, 2001. School Vouchers: Publicly Funded Programs in Cleveland and Milwaukee General Accounting Office, […]
New looks at the New York City evaluation
An inside look at one city’s efforts to offer families the opportunities promised by No Child Left Behind
The AFT hoodwinks the Times
Yesterday the Board of Education for the city of Los Angeles voted to allow private operators to run up to one third of the district’s public schools.