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Fall 2017 / Vol. 17, No. 4

FEATURES

Louisiana Threads the Needle on Ed Reform

Launching a coherent curriculum in a local-control state


The Open Access Dilemma

How can community colleges better serve underprepared students?


Competency-Based Education, Put to the Test

An inside look at learning and assessment at Western Governors University


The Tangled World of Teacher Debt

Clashing rules and uncertain benefits for federal student-loan subsidies


Pacesetter in Personalized Learning

Summit charter network shares its model nationwide



RESEARCH

Should Professors Ban Laptops?

How classroom computer use affects student learning


A Lasting Impact

High-stakes teacher evaluations drive student success in Washington, D.C



FORUM

Is the Constitution Colorblind?

Debating Antonin Scalia’s record on race and education


Equal Protection Bars Racial Favoritism

In his 30 years on the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote surprisingly few opinions in education cases, and even when he did, he seldom mentioned education.


Choosing Judicial Activism Over Originalism

Justice Antonin Scalia was a staunch proponent of “originalism” in constitutional jurisprudence, an approach to deciding cases based on constitutional text as it was originally understood by its authors.



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BOOK REVIEWS

The Rich Get Richer

A review of “Dream Hoarders” by Richard V. Reeves


Learning from the Science of Learning

A review of “Learn Better,” by Ulrich Boser



BRIEFS

Personalized Learning 1.0

In 2002, years before the current fervor over personalized learning, the state of Florida embraced a primitive form of the concept with its test-based promotion policy.


Taking a Chance, Finding a New Path

An entrepreneur discovers his calling in education


U-turn on Vouchers

Florida courts uphold tax credits


Now Trending: Personalized Learning

Can a buzzword deliver on its promise?


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