Archive for the 'Law, Policy, and Ethics'

The results of educational inequity

Michael Roth said: America has some of the best schools on the planet and one of the worst...
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Our technology messages are important

When we take away technology access because of student behavior concerns, we send the message that...
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Serve your detention or lose your textbooks

Dear student, if you do not serve your detention, we will take away your textbooks. Dear student,...
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Good luck with that

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The lack of evidence supporting the use of student test scores to rank teachers is staggering

Jason Glass said: For a policy that practically every public school system in the nation is...
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The declining economic value of routine cognitive work

Workforce data show that U.S. employees continue to do more non-routine cognitive and interpersonal...
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Which schools are the true ‘miracles?’

Let’s imagine that we lived in an era in which change was occurring incredibly rapidly. An era in...
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Thinking about charter schools

Stephen Dyer says: I get and am sympathetic to the argument that kids need opportunities to...
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What kind of learning environments do high-poverty minority students deserve?

Paul Thomas says: The public narrative around KIPP is based on embracing an authoritarian and...
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Living outside the echo chamber

This past weekend I engaged in a really long discussion thread about charter schools in which I was...
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