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Frontline's 'Dropout Nation' Shows What It Really Takes to Turn Around Schools

John Thompson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Education
John Thompson

PBS showed a reality that is lost on data-driven "reformers." Social scientists have documented the primary importance of socio-emotional factors and the need to build trust before academics can improve. And that takes patience.

Joy Resmovits

Charter School Scaling Experiment Takes Shape In Houston

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

An ambitious experiment created by Harvard economist Roland Fryer to export and scale the practices of high-performing charter school chains to public...