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Why Can't School "Reformers" Listen to Education Experts?

John Thompson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Education
John Thompson

This week's debate between Eric Hanushek and Diane Ravitch exemplifies the tendency of true believers in data-driven policies to refuse to communicate with educators.

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.

"The Great Expectations School" Paperback Gets AFT President Randi Weingarten's Endorsement

Dan Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Brown

Classrooms are ready-made for great stories. Comprised of twenty-some children and one adult, bound by a common mission, they are intersections of you...