EdStat: On the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment’s Math Tests for 15-Year-Olds, the United States Ranked 39th
Continuing “business as usual” puts the U.S. below the average math-skill level in developed countries, faring only slightly better than Croatia and Greece.
Pushing schools to use evidence poses a real risk that school leaders will feel pressure to choose approaches that have been easier to evaluate, rather than those that are the most central to improving educational practice.
EdStat: Between 2010 and 2016, NACIQI Identified Compliance Issues with 80% of the Accreditors Requesting a Status Renewal
Critics have observed that NACIQI and the U.S. Department of Education rarely hold accreditors accountable for their outcomes.
I hopped into an Uber while jabbering into my phone about this spring’s teacher walkouts. The driver must’ve been listening a bit because, when I hung up, she abruptly asked, “What did you think about those teacher strikes?”
EdStat: In the Five Years After Right-to-Work Reform, Union-Dues Revenue per Teacher Decreased by $316 in Wisconsin
These figures suggest that, in right-to-work states, teachers unions lost power not only in numbers, but also in terms of dollar resources.
Paymon Rouhanifard has been the superintendent of Camden City Public Schools in New Jersey since 2013.
A higher-education institution has to participate in an accreditation review every five to ten years to stay accredited.
Increasing the number of low-income students of color who are on track to attend selective colleges and universities is already being done by the city’s charter schools.
Before joining KIPP, Richard served as Deputy Mayor to Bill de Blasio in New York City.
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