achievement gap

Testing Isn’t the Problem

A robust curriculum and high-quality teaching is the answer.

Telling Teachers They Are Irreplaceable

Parent Trigger Law Taking Effect

Rick and Becky DuFour

Professional Learning Communities at Work

Turning Around Kentucky

This turnaround expert has used formative assessment (and common sense) to raise achievement in three districts in six years.
Judy Hartnett's picture

Opinion: A School Too Far: Is School Choice Unraveling Education Reform In New York City?

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

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California Makes a Plea for the Arts

Calif. constituents join together to form Create CA, an initiative to make arts education a priority.
Judy Hartnett's picture

Jobs Vary by State, Showing Why Education Matters

Education is a good predictor of which areas continue to have high unemployment rates.

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Courtney Williams's picture

Making Schools Work

AMID the ceaseless and cacophonous debates about how to close the achievement gap, we’ve turned away from one tool that has been shown to work: school desegregation. 

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Under the Radar

Like Kaya Henderson, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, the curricular subject of geography has been flying under the radar.

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