Remaking Academia: 12 Ideas for 2012

January 2, 2012 | Blog

What follows is a summary of a Twitter thread I started a few days ago. Feedback suggested it might be…

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Busy As a Bee

January 8, 2011 | Blog

You may have noticed the recent near radio silence from Sara on our blog. No, she isn’t on a secret…

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Seeking a PostDoctoral Fellow!

October 14, 2010 | Blog

Hi folks– sorry for the long absence– I’m hoping to hire a postdoc (or doctoral student) in the next year…

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The Manifesto, Income Inequality & Credibility

October 13, 2010 | Blog

On Friday, I wrote a blog item (‘Misleading Manifesto’) chiding a group of urban superintendents for misstating educational research in…

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Misleading Manifesto

October 8, 2010 | Blog

I’m sorry, but the “manifesto” published in today’s Washington Post really pisses me off because it is built upon a…

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Positive Effects of Comprehensive Teacher Induction

June 28, 2010 | Blog

Today, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. released the final report of its IES/U.S Department of Education-funded randomized controlled trial (RCT) of…

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Politics, As Usual

May 6, 2010 | Blog

The recent decision by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to hold a news conference condemning Arizona’s new immigration law…

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April 21, 2010 | Blog

Congratulations to my wife, Sara Goldrick-Rab, who was one of only four academics named yesterday as a 2010 William T….

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Spin Cycle

February 2, 2010 | Blog

Education Next apparently has provided a platform for school choice advocate George Mitchell to shill for voucher schools outside of…

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Using Value Added to Assess Teacher Effectiveness

November 6, 2009 | Blog

The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management — an organization not widely known outside of academia and technical policy…

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