GOP Spending Cuts Follow Tax Cuts For The Rich

February 4, 2011 | Blog

Just as I said. Republicans now controlling the House promised Thursday to slash domestic agencies’ budgets by almost 20 percent…

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Alphabet Soup

September 24, 2010 | Blog

A recent report raises a fundamental education policy question that requires more than simply refuting the report’s premise. The American…

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Keep An Open Mind

June 24, 2010 | Blog

As discussions about the future of for-profit colleges intensify, my email inbox has begun to fill with inquiries. Why haven’t…

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Race to the Top’s Dropouts

May 26, 2010 | Blog

UPDATED 5/28/2010 The deadline for state applications in Phase Two of the Race to the Top (RttT) competition is next…

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ESEA Hearing on Teachers and Leaders

April 15, 2010 | Blog

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is holding a hearing this morning on the reauthorization of…

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TFA ‘Set Aside’

February 26, 2010 | Blog

The Washington Post‘s Nick Anderson reports that U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan was grilled by Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) yesterday…

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More Good Decisions

February 24, 2010 | Blog

Kudos to the Obama administration for nominating some very fine colleagues to the National Board of Education Sciences! Adam Gamoran…

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Winners & Losers

February 2, 2010 | Blog

Eduflack offers up a first-rate post today on the winners and losers in the education portion of the President’s FY2011…

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Superteacher To The Rescue!

September 21, 2009 | Blog

Given the recent spate of federally-funded studies showing no effect of a variety of educational innovations and interventions, my predicted…

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Thoughts on Equitable Teacher Distribution

June 17, 2009 | Blog

In a U.S. News & World Report article (“In Urban Classrooms, the Least Experienced Teach the Neediest Kids”), the New…

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