April 2006 Archives

What will it take to improve test scores in reading? And when does reading improvement matter most?

Do tests used to measure the accountability requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act effectively gauge instructional quality? Who's to blame for cheating—the teacher or the test?

Would barring disengaged students from the classroom create a better atmosphere for those students who do want to learn? Could compulsory education do more harm than good?

Despite past disappointments, one third of the nation's school districts are currently poised to implement performance incentive plans for teachers. Is this a wise move?


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