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Fall 2016 / Vol. 16, No. 4


Continuing Change in Newark

To protect reform, Chris Cerf builds collaborative relationships

The Politics of the Common Core Assessments

Why states are quitting the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing consortia

Ed Reform Battle in Los Angeles

Conflict escalates as charter schools thrive

Incomplete Reform in Baltimore

A shift in authority to school leaders falls short

The Bronx is Learning

Content-rich curriculum drives achievement at Icahn Charter School


School Closures In New York City

Did students do better after their high schools were closed?


Making Sense of the Opt-Out Movement

Education Next talks with Scott Levy and Jonah Edelman

Opt-Out Reflects the Genuine Concerns of Parents

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This Issue Is Bigger Than Just Testing

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One Hundred Miles and a World Apart

A review of “The Battle for Room 314” and “The Secret Lives of Teachers”

Teaching Character

A review of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth and “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why” by Paul Tough


Transition Time

Big transitions are underway throughout American education.

Think Big, Go Small

A different approach to starting a school

Reaping the Whirlwind

Union victory on tenure may be short-lived

Virtual Reality Disruption

Will 3-D technology break through to the educational mainstream?

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