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August 2, 2016
The Center for Education Reform’s Review of the 2016 Political Party Positions Today, education reform has become an amorphous term, sounded out by many and used to apply to many things that may not really constitute what ed reform pioneers originally envisioned – a commitment to innovation and opportunity that makes it possible for revolutionary […] Read more »
August 1, 2016
Despite how the Democratic education platform reads, some researchers say there’s no consensus against using test scores in teacher evaluations by Matt Barnum The 74 July 2016 The Democratic platform states, “We oppose … the use of student test scores in teacher and principal evaluations, a practice which has been repeatedly rejected by researchers.” It’s not often […] Read more »
August 1, 2016
by Matt Barnum The 74 July 2016 The Republican platform has been revised and approved, and is perhaps the most thorough recent discussion of the party’s prevailing view on education policy. Here are six things every parent, teacher and education observer should know about where the GOP now stands on America’s classrooms: Bipartisan distaste for […] Read more »
July 19, 2016
We’re laying out the facts to analyze how party platforms stack up on advancing innovation and opportunity in education. Read more »