No Child Left Behind, Every Student Succeeds, Common Core—when and how did these and other educational reforms succeed or fail? When did major spending increases help and when did they make no difference? Which is more important, accountability for results or building capacity to achieve results? We need the answers to these and other questions as we strive to make classroom instruction more coherent, effective, and equitable.
About the Author
Michael J. Petrilli is president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, executive editor of Education Next, and host of the Education Gadfly Show podcast. He is the author of The Diverse Schools Dilemma, editor of Education for Upward Mobility, and coeditor of How to Educate an American and Follow the Science to School.