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July 11, 2017
PERSONALIZED LEARNING GAINS…  a big endorsement from a newly released RAND report which finds that students who engage in PL do better in math than their peers and gives an added boost to kids who are behind their classmates and trying to catch up.  The report also found that schools in the study “were pursuing […] Read more »
June 29, 2017
  Beyond the First 100 Days: Transforming government’s role in education  A reiteration of its January, 2017 recommendations to the Trump Administration, and an extension for completion of the work that must be performed.   Read & download the PDF here. Read more »
June 15, 2017
Bill Walton sits down with Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, The Center for Education Reform, to discuss options for improving the nation’s education system. https://vimeo.com/223697623/6aee6e71b8     Read more »
June 14, 2017
State plans create more losers than winners, and many get nothing at all. States and school districts spend more than $50 billion each year on teacher pensions, the keystone in teacher compensation packages. In theory, they provide a generous and secure pot of gold at the end of a teacher’s career, which serves as an […] Read more »
June 6, 2017
As Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill there is myriad of comments about what she should or shouldn’t do, and what she can expect. Fordham’s Mike Petrilli yesterday offered that she should address the criticisms of her previous testimony by talking about the tension between civil and religious rights, and the value […] Read more »
May 31, 2017
Sometimes it takes a giant telegram to deliver a giant message — that educational tax credits are critical to the future of Catholic schools. Read more »
April 12, 2017
Ordinarily, policymakers would regard a record like that as something well worth preserving and encouraging. Instead, legislators appear to be preparing to cripple Arizona’s charter schools. Read more »
Charter Schols Work
April 4, 2017
A staggering disparity exists between college completion rates for students from wealthy and low-income families in the United States. Read more »