The drop in the rate of teacher turnover is more nuanced than it appears at first glance.

Despite changes over the years in the SAT, the major goal is to engineer score spread so that test-takers can be ranked.

Credit recovery is an educational travesty that shortchanges students and undermines confidence in the value of a high-school diploma.

Sir Ken Robinson breaks no new ground about creative schools.

Vocational education in high school needs to be accorded far greater respect if the goal is to produce productive citizens.

Magnet schools offer a far better alternative than charter schools.

Instead of ratings, it's more productive to have teachers meet regularly with their evaluators to improve instruction.

When students see a connection between graduation requirements and their interests, they are far less likely to act out or drop out.

A well designed personality test can help teachers decide if they have realistic expectations about the classroom.

Most parents do not have the courage of their convictions to opt out of standardized testing when their own children are involved.


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