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What's Next for School Reform?

John Thompson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Education
John Thompson

We can no longer afford to throw billions of dollars at innovations just because "reformers" think they sound like neat ideas.

Common Core Needs a Team Effort

John Thompson | Posted 09.09.2012 | Education
John Thompson

School systems must also be willing to address chronic absenteeism and chronic disorder before we can systematically teach for mastery.

Graduation Rates Are Increasing, But Not Fast Enough for Latino Students

National Council of La Raza | Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The message to federal policymakers should be clear. We need to maintain a strong focus on graduation rates; ten seats in every classroom is a terrible thing to waste.

U.S. Graduation Rate Makes Modest Gains As 'Dropout Factories' Decline

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 08.14.2012 | Education

HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- The last straw for 17-year-old Alton Burke was a note left on his door. The high school dropout picked up the phone and re-enrolled...