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First Report Cards for City Schools Released

with Diane Ravitchvia Gothamist
Monday, November 5, 2007

Today, Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Klein released the "first-ever" public school progress reports with letter grades...

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Voucher Showdown Set for Tuesday in Utah

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Sun
Monday, November 5, 2007

Tomorrow's vote on a Utah ballot referendum is shaping up as the next test in the campaign for school vouchers...

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C for Controversy

with Diane Ravitchvia Gotham Gazette
Sunday, November 4, 2007

It’s report card week for the more than 1,000 New York City public school as letter grades for each of the city’s schools will go up on the departent Web site in the next few days...

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Diane Ravitch poses a question about the new school grades

by Diane Ravitchvia NYC Public School Parents
Sunday, November 4, 2007

A question for everyone to think about...

Analysis and Commentary

Back to basics on schools

by Liam Julianvia St. Petersburg Times
Saturday, November 3, 2007

In all the talk about Pinellas County's proposed student-assignment plan, two major questions have been overlooked...

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Study: Students at for-profit Philly schools show math gains

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Students at 30 city schools run by for-profit companies learned more math than would have been expected had the low-performing schools remained under district management, according to a study released Thursday...

Analysis and Commentary

An Unfair Attack

by Diane Ravitchvia New York Post
Thursday, November 1, 2007

I have been writing about schooling for 40 years, but have never experienced an attack as intemperate as the one by Kathryn Wylde ("Hypocritical Critic", PostOpinion, Oct. 30)...

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Stanford lures Harvard economist

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Stanford University has poached one of Harvard's top economists by creating a creative dual-career accommodation for Caroline M. Hoxby and her husband, English scholar Blair Hoxby...

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New Study Finds Schools Don’t Target Resources to Students Near Proficiency Threshold in Response to NCLB

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

A new study in the winter 2008 issue of Education Next finds no evidence of schools engaging in “educational triage” -- targeting students who are near the proficiency threshold for more attention and resources -- to ensure they meet the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirements under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act...

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At $8.4M, school voucher fight costlier than last governor's race

with Milton Friedmanvia Salt Lake Tribune
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The campaign clash over education vouchers has run up a tab that easily would fund Utah's voucher program well into its second year...

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