Tag: education policy

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The revenge of the rubber room

  An education reform era policy ended recently as New York lawmakers repealed a law that attempted to remove ineffective instructors from public school classrooms. As Kathleen Moore of the Times Union explained: Districts can still fire probationary employees, as always. The measures that help them remove ineffective teachers who... READ MORE
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Charter schools and private options can thrive in tandem
The nation’s first charter school law passed in 1991, the...
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Melon-scoop America
America’s founders (wisely) set up a federal system in part...
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The inevitable is certain but not always punctual
American scientist and futurist Roy Amara (on the left above)...
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Report: Parents say learning should be part of everything, everywhere, all at once
Consulting firm Tyton Partners, in collaboration with the Walton Family...
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Past meets future at AFC national policy summit
Editor’s note: The American Federation for Children held its national...
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The unreliable rider, humility, discovery and tolerance
Jonathan Haidt’s book The Righteous Mind describes the human mind...
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‘Emergency mindset’ needed to address education inequities
As the first full year of schooling during the coronavirus...
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With lawmakers not in session, bureaucrats should not regulate pods
Policymakers have a knack for finding private endeavors they presume...
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We aren’t getting any younger, maybe it’s time for education reform
Demographic changes are expected to place a greater strain on...
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FL state Sen. John Legg on Common Core, PARCC, school choice & more
One of Florida’s top education leaders offered a strong defense...
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