For me, school reform rests on a series of pretty simple tenets. Let me clarify.
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December 21, 2015
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September 10, 2015
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June 11, 2015
Last week, Nevada governor Brian Sandoval signed into law the nation's most ambitious school choice program. I'll share five thoughts on this.
April 09, 2015
School choice debates often ignore a central issue: the supply side. The supply side has immense creative potential and can shatter existing cartels.
January 27, 2014
This week is School Choice Week. I generally hate these designated "weeks," as they're mostly an occasion for p.r. extravaganzas and an opportunity for the faithful to bang the drum. And, for better or worse, that's not really my scene. That said, it turns out that choice week is also the occasion for a cluster of pretty cool things.
January 20, 2014
Last week, there was something of a kerfuffle over the proposal from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute to impose new regulations on voucher and tax-credit scholarship programs. Fordham called for requiring all participating students to take state assessments; mandating public disclosure of those results, school by school, except for schools that enroll fewer than ten total students in tested grades; and requiring schools that enroll a substantial number of students to have their eligibility determined by how their students perform on state tests.