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Center for Research on Education Outcomes

Assessing Our Children to Death

Steve Nelson | Posted 04.16.2016 | Education
Steve Nelson

Imagine a world where a poem was judged by the number of characters per line or the font in which it was published, or a violin concerto reviewed in terms of its precise conformance to metronomic beats or the posture of the violinist. This is what we are doing to education: Trying to measure beauty with a ruler.

Charter Schools: Cure or Curse?

Frank Islam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Frank Islam

Charter schools are not a cure-all. In general, their highly variable performance tends to mirror, and in some instance lags, that of public schools.