Accountability systems for surgeons have created perverse incentives leaving the best doctors increasingly unwilling to take on the toughest medical cases. The parallels to schools and teachers are clear.
July 2015 Archives
What's preventing U.S. states from investing in high quality instructional systems like the world's top performers? It could come down to dollars and cents.
Those anxious to reverse the aggressive federal role in education resulting from No Child Left Behind should not rush to simply push the pendulum as hard as possible in the other direction.
A reading list to enjoy by the lake, the beach, or wherever you happen to spend the dog days of summer.
This week Marc Tucker reviews a new book by Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann showing that quality of education has a major impact on a nation's economy