February 2006 Archives

With state budgets improving, is the financial opportunity to tackle big education issues right around the corner? What should be the top spending priorities if money is available?

Do standardized tests stifle the creative habit? Does the accountability movement discourage creative thinking?

In this Education Week Commentary, Harvard education professor Susan Moore Johnson and education consultant Sarah Birkeland address the question: What teacher-preparation models work best or worst? What do you think?

Peter Gow proposes that the entire 4th grade year be devoted exclusively to teaching reading. What do you think?


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