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Making Evidence Primary for Secondary Readers

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 06.11.2015 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

Striving Readers was a serious, well-meaning attempt to solve a very important problem faced by far too many secondary students: difficulties with reading. But next time anyone thinks of doing something on that scale, I hope they will provide preference points in the application process for applicants who propose to use approaches with solid evidence of effectiveness.

Back to Basics: Get the Feds Out

Susan Ohanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Ohanian

In the long run, the money fountain at the U. S. Department of Education will do more harm to our national well-being than the BP oil gusher.