Policymakers have few useful tools to screen out “bad” teachers from the profession. The current screening tools are doing little more than unnecessarily limiting the supply of new teachers.
Instead of continuing with a complex and ineffective maze of Title I regulations, states should have the opportunity to let parents decide how to use Title I dollars.
A new study finds that school readiness gaps between rich and poor students and between white and minority students are narrowing (as measured at kindergarten entry) but that the gaps are not continuing to close after the children enter school.
Innovators stress that without effective change management, the best technology tools and the most elegant personalized learning models will come up short.
Why Knowledge Matters, E. D. Hirsch, Jr.’s fifth book on education, is as important as his first.
While some schools have shortened summer vacation to reduce summer learning loss, not everyone agrees that more school is the best way for kids to spend their summer.
At its national convention, the NAACP voted to support a moratorium on the growth of charter schools, which is puzzling because opinion surveys show strong support for charter schools among African Americans.
In California, the state Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal in Vergara vs. California, so teacher tenure laws will stand.
Can philanthropists most powerfully effect “system change” by going at the system frontally or by circumnavigating it with actions that will inevitably compel it to change?
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