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February 2, 2010 | Washington Post (registration required)

Despite poll, D.C. officials cite residents' approval

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's reelection campaign chairman and Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee said Monday that a new Washington Post poll showing a steep decline in job approval ratings for the two leaders was offset by good news: Many residents like the results they've achieved, even if the process has left some unhappy. . . .

January 31, 2010 | Houston Chronicle

Texas at the center of education dispute

State won’t join bid to create U.S. standards. . . .

January 10, 2010 | Ed Policy

Union Attacks Bill Evers for Encouraging "Best-in-the-World" Math

The teachers' union in Capistrano Unified attacks me for encouraging the district to consider Singapore Math instead of a business-as-usual math textbook series. . . .

December 9, 2009 | Education Week (subscription required)

Studies Explore Nuances of Principalship

Although principals have long been seen as important to the success of schools, a new set of working papers from some prominent education researchers aims to promote a better understanding of the extent to which school leaders matter and why. . . .

October 14, 2009 | Education Week

Education Secretary Leads Chorus Calling for Big City-Hall Role

The troubles that plague many local school boards prompt some observers to throw up their hands...

October 14, 2009 | Education Week (subscription required)

An Overlooked Institution Struggles to Remain Relevant

They oversee millions of dollars in public money...

September 24, 2009 | Washington Post (registration required)

Why So Many People are So Angry At Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s speech today about the future of No Child Left Behind explains why people who had hoped that President Obama's education team would make a clean break with "No Child Left Behind" are angry...

September 15, 2009 | Education Week

The Secret of Success and High Test Scores

I will have to delay a bit before I can get to the book you recommended...

September 9, 2009 | Education Week

The Start of an Interesting and Dangerous School Year

School is open, and it is time to talk!...

September 1, 2009 | Smartmoney

10 Things Your School District Won't Tell You

1. “Like our student/teacher ratio?...