What We’re Watching: Creating Sustainable Teacher Career Trajectories

NNSTOY and Pearson host a discussion of their new report on how to make teaching an attractive career for the next generation.

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What We’re Watching: Miracle in Mooresville

AEI profiles a struggling North Carolina school district that righted itself and closed a gaping achievement gap in just a few years.

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What We’re Watching: Measuring the Influence of Education Advocacy [Event Cancelled due to Inclement Weather]

The Brown Center will hold a live webcast on Tuesday of an event on how education advocacy groups influenced the passage of voucher legislation in Louisiana, and how to measure the impact of advocacy more generally.

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What We’re Watching: The End of the ‘College for All’ Debate?

College Summit argues that it’s time to stop debating how many kids should go to college. Instead we should be helping students choose the right college.

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What We’re Watching: Shanghai and PISA

Shanghai education officials talk about what they did to get to the top of the PISA rankings. Jay Greene warns that trying to figure out what we should learn from Shanghai is a lot more complicated than this.

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What We’re Watching: Civic Education and the Common Core

A panel at the Manhattan Institute considers declines in civic knowledge and how things can be turned around.

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What We’re Watching: Trends in Family Structure Leaving Some Children Behind

Panelists at AEI discuss how trends in family structure and parenting are setting some kids up to fail.

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What We’re Watching: Traversing the Teacher-Evaluation Terrain

The Fordham Institute hosted a panel on teacher-evaluation reform on Monday. Here’s the video.

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What We’re Watching: The Nation’s Report Card Is Out

Paul E. Peterson discusses the latest NAEP results.

What We’re Watching: NCTQ on Teacher Evaluations

NCTQs Sandi Jacobs discusses the organization’s new report on teacher evaluations.

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What We’re Watching: Common Core ‘Building Dreams’

Stand For Children’s video on the Common Core state standards.

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What We’re Watching: ‘It Was a Transforming Experience for Them’

Jay P. Greene talks about his recent study showing that children benefit from field trips on the NBC Nightly News.

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What We’re Watching: Michael Gove at National Summit on Education Reform

England’s Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove MP delivered the dinner keynote address at the National Summit for Education Reform 2013

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What We’re Watching: Common Core Assessments

On Wednesday morning the Brown Center at Brookings will release “Standardized Testing and the Common Core Standards — You Get What You Pay For?” at a panel discussion. The event will be live-tweeted by Ed Next.

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What We’re Watching: What (Education Pundit) Parents Want

What do education reformers look for in a school for their own kids?

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What We’re Watching: Common Core – The Great Debate

Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Mike Petrilli vs. Neal McCluskey and Emmett McGroarty

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What We’re Watching: Education Nation 2013

NBC’s 2013 Education Nation Summit is happening now. Ed Next will be live-tweeting several panels on Monday and Tuesday at @educationnext.

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What We’re Watching: James Tooley at Cato

James Tooley, author of The Beautiful Tree: A Personal Journey into How the World’s Poorest People are Educating Themselves, will be speaking today (Monday, October 7) at the Cato Institute at noon.

What We’re Watching: Endangering Prosperity in Brief

Paul Peterson and Eric Hanushek summarize their new book on how the future of the U.S. is endangered by its stagnant school system.

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What We’re Watching: Endangering Prosperity in Brief, Part 2

Paul E. Peterson and Eric A. Hanushek discuss the gains that U.S. students need to make in educational achievement to bring our nation up to the level of the highest-achieving countries

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What We’re Watching: Re-Imagining Teaching

How can the United States raise the status of the teaching profession?

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What We’re Watching: Teacher Town Hall in Philadelphia

Michelle Rhee and StudentsFirst bring their town hall series of open and honest conversations about how to improve public education to Philly.

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What We’re Watching: Poor Education Levels Linked to a Poor Economy?

Paul E. Peterson recently appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss his new book, Endangering Prosperity, and the link between a well-educated nation and a growing economy.

What We’re Watching: Arne Duncan on The Colbert Report

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks Common Core with Stephen Colbert.

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What We’re Watching: Press Conference for Field Trip Study

Jay P. Greene explains his study on the educational value of field trips at a press conference held live over Google hangouts.

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