Fall 2009 / Vol. 9, No. 4
Reformers in New York’s capital have brought high-quality charter schools to scale, giving hope to a generation of disadvantaged kids.
The 2009 Education Next-PEPG Survey asks if information changes minds about school reform.
Universal preschool will be a boon for middle-class parents. How it will help poor kids catch up is not so obvious.
Download Complete Results Here (PDF).
Lawmakers threaten D.C. scholarships despite evidence of benefits
Emphasis on student rights continues in classrooms even when the Court begins to think otherwise
Is court involvement in school spending essential to reform, or can we use education funding to drive reforms that promise better outcomes for students?
CHECK THE FACTS
States should think twice before paying for more testing. There are easier ways to compare students to their global peers.
The answer may be luck, genes, and more
Race and Education, 1954—2007, by Raymond Wolters & Steady Gains and Stalled Progress, edited by Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel
Untangling race and education
Research can change the political agenda…if the circumstances are right
Arizona rulings hit scholarships and special education vouchers
Student performance gaps are easily explained
Our schools deserve an “F”
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