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679 Murders And Counting: How Can We Connect Chicago's Youth?

Eric Cooper | Posted 12.13.2016 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

This week's guest author is Michael Holzman. What are we to do now that the national scene looks increasingly bleak for matters of racial and income...

Why Recommended Ways to Evaluate Teachers are So Often Wrong

Ben Spielberg | Posted 08.24.2016 | Education
Ben Spielberg

I've had many conversations with proponents of making VAM a defined percentage of teacher evaluations, and not a single one has been able to explain why their approach to VAM is better than an alternative approach that focuses on aspects of teaching practice.

Neighborhood "Exit Strategies" Are Incomplete

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

We have heard a lot in the last couple of weeks about the impact neighborhoods may have on the outcomes of children who grow up in them. New research reinforces the idea that neighborhoods do matter.

Kindergarten Teaching Affects Success Later In Life, New Study Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

It has long been thought that the quality of kindergarten education does not have lasting effects on students as they mature into adulthood. This conc...