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Jim Shelton

Good News! Jim Shelton Joins Chan Zuckerberg

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 05.05.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

In all of education, there is perhaps no one who better understands how evidence and innovation can transform policy to benefit disadvantaged kids tha...

Obama's USDOE: Appointed to Privatize. Period.

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 01.24.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

The deeper story in what the Obama administration values regarding American education lay in its selection of US Department of Education (USDOE) appointees. Their backgrounds tell the story, and it isn't a good one for the public school student.

David Lohr

Two Sisters Disappear Under Mysterious Circumstances 32 Years Apart | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

For 65 days in 1969, Marcia Shelton watched, waited and hoped against all odds that her missing 12-year-old daughter would turn up safe and sound. ...

Mayor Bloomberg's Record on Schools Key Issue in Campaign: "Portfolio" Approach is Central Feature

Thomas W. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thomas W. Carroll

Under Bloomberg and mayoral control (vs. how it was run under Bill Thompson under the old board of education), the public school system is viewed as a "portfolio" rather than as a centrally run monolith.