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About Those Vergara Naysayers...

Eric Lerum | Posted 08.17.2014 | Education
Eric Lerum

The most interesting thing about Vergara v. California may not be the decision itself, but the reactions to it.

Rebranding Common Core

John Thompson | Posted 04.05.2014 | Education
John Thompson

The reform public relations spin machine has struggled recently as more families reject top-down micromanaging of their children's schools. Common Core standards were originally sold as a corrective to the rote instruction encouraged by NCLB. Now Common Core is promising "tests worth teaching to."

New York City Teachers, Don't Bank On Privacy

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Justin Snider

A ruling is expected in New York City as early as this week. But regardless, it's safe to say that the current teacher-evaluation system is broken -- and that value-added analysis is here to stay.