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September 24, 2018

When Education Research Training Is Like Giving a Power Saw to a 5th Grader

Education policy researchers today are often rewarded for using cool tools to study big data sets. But competent researchers need expertise in both methods and the substance of education.

September 17, 2018

The Perils of Narrow Training in Education Research

When I talk to doctoral students in education policy, I'm frequently struck by how little time they tell me they spend reading, thinking, or talking broadly about education.


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