Task Forces and Working Groups
Task Forces and Working Groups
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June 10, 2011 | Washington Times

Independently audit test scores

Incentives for success give educators, students reason to cheat...
May 20, 2011 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Stop the War Against Standardized Tests

They hold teachers accountable and benefit students. What's not to like...
May 9, 2011 | Columbus Dispatch (OH)

Are charter-school reforms on right track?

No: Bill would reward poor performers and keep out strong ones...
May 9, 2011 | Hill

Education hornets’ nest: Creating a national K-12 curriculum

The U.S. Department of Education has, since September of 2010, been financing the work of two testing groups to create a national K-12 curriculum for English and mathematics...
April 12, 2011 | Washington Times

Holes in the case against Michelle Rhee

Too many signs of success to dismiss former D.C. chancellor’s achievement...
April 10, 2011 | San Francisco Chronicle

Education reform solves state's budget crisis

Sacramento is awash with discussions of deals about the budget (though apparently, despite the talk, there is no deal)...We offer a real deal...
April 5, 2011 | Education Next

Valuing Teachers

How much is a good teacher worth...?
April 1, 2011 | New York Post

Saving the Schools

Why more money is not the answer...
March 11, 2011 | Orange County Register

Reader Rebuttal: Algebra in eighth grade

Despite the efforts of California policymakers...constraints of the federal government sabotaged the steady progress in math achievement of California students...
March 13, 2011 | San Francisco Chronicle

Teachers must be evaluated by what students learn

We hear constantly today about the "effective teacher," but who is this effective teacher...?