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December 12, 2013 | City Journal

Do L.A.’s Teachers Deserve a Raise?

December 12, 2013 | Daily News (NY)

Little Learners Need Better Curriculum

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December 11, 2013 | Education Next

Gifted Education— What I Saw, What I’m Learning

I've visited eight countries to see how they educate their high-ability kids in the hope that we might pick up tips that would prove useful in improving the woeful state of “gifted education” in the U.S
December 3, 2013 | Heartland Institute

Victor Davis Hanson on Heartland Radio

December 9, 2013 | EconTalk

Doug Lemov on Teaching

Doug Lemov of Uncommon Schools and author of Teach Like a Champion talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about teaching and education. Drawing on his experience working in charter schools with children in poverty, Lemov discusses what makes a...
December 8, 2013 | Education Next

America’s Schools Earn a ‘C’ on Their Report Card

NCLB needs a variety of (obvious) fixes, but abandoning accountability is not among them.
December 6, 2013 | Education Next

Schools Improve When Leaders Stop Rationalizing Mediocrity

If the superintendents of failing school districts were as adept at fixing schools as they are at making excuses for their poor performance, America would have the best education system in the world.
December 5, 2013 | WABE 90.1

Michael Petrilli on WABE Radio

Georgia is scheduled to adopt new tests for students in grades 3-12 next year to assess the Common Core education standards. However, officials are on a
December 5, 2013 | Lars Larson Show

Eric Hanushek on the Lars Larson Show

December 3, 2013 | New York Times

American 15-Year-Olds Lag, Mainly in Math, on International Standardized Tests

Students in the United States scored in the middle of the developed world in reading and science, but lower in math, according to results released on Tuesday.