Darnell Earley will be the fourth emergency manager of the Detroit school system, which has been under state oversight since March 2009.
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January 13, 2015
December 29, 2014
The state has ordered the district to switch to a traditional schedule for the 2015-16 school year.
December 23, 2014
Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss whether policy elites are improving, or harming the educational system.
December 18, 2014
It seems that for every complex issue, there is competing research to cite. Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss.
December 16, 2014
Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss the pursuit of educational policy changes through the courts.
December 04, 2014
Charter theories are sometimes built on the idea of school "fit." At other times, they're based on the notion that the free market knows best. Andy Smarick and I discuss.
December 02, 2014
Andy Smarick believes that kids would be better off with a system entirely composed of charters. I disagree.
November 20, 2014
The report found that teachers in rural northeast school districts need more professional development tailored to the unique needs of rural schools to implement the new standards.
October 31, 2014
To all the TFA critics out there, here's my pitch: TFA isn't going away. So why not pressure them to wield their power and influence in a way that might actually prove more productive?
October 30, 2014
If voters place more stock in the results produced by incumbent Tom Torlakson than they do in the advertising of challenger Marshall Tuck, California has a chance to continue improving education.