How do we sustain good schools so that over time there are more and more of them? I think networks of schools are a useful added component.
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The charter movement had it right from the get-go: Each school would have its own "charter" spelling out the results that it would be responsible for achieving.
May 16, 2013
We need a diversity of attempted solutions;mistakes must be honored, not attacked.
May 14, 2013
What if the perfect for which you have spent decades championing really is the enemy of the good?
April 11, 2013
I'll devote this second letter to discussing the educational practice you asked about, known as SLANT.
April 04, 2013
What's cool to me about the education reform space now is that traditional systems and charter organizations throughout the country are finally collaborating in meaningful ways to help more kids.
April 02, 2013
Would KIPP's founders and leaders argue that it would be a good experience for all kids or only for "certain types"?
March 28, 2013
I came into education assuming that our task was and always had been to produce a learned, thoughtful, and tenacious "ruling class."
March 26, 2013
Certainly overall salaries of teachers are held down by the failure to recognize that some teachers are more effective than others.
March 21, 2013
No playing with refined statistics can make flawed data less so.