International policy scholar Tom Luschei looks to Latin America for targeted interventions that work with students in poverty. Colombia's Escuela Nueva could benefit our children, he says.
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October 28, 2015
March 25, 2015
The state's new funding formula illuminates the needs of foster youth. Early implementation finds reason for cautious optimism, but there is much work ahead.
March 16, 2015
California's new finance and accountability system depends on local democracy. It turns a parent's role from choice to voice.
January 21, 2015
The state is worst in the nation in providing guidance counselors. It's been a problem for a long time, and not one that has a solution on the horizon.
November 17, 2014
California's new school funding formula brought foster-care youth into public attention, along with their stories of struggle and triumph. Before getting to policy issues, let's just listen to them.