You Got Rejected from Your First Choice College. So What?

January 30, 2012 | Blog

The following is a guest post from Robert Kelchen, doctoral candidate in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison….

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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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Live By The Sword, Die By The Sword?

September 30, 2009 | Blog

The problem with Jay Mathews’ defense (“Measuring Progress At Shaw With More Than Numbers”) of a Washington, DC school principal…

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Obama Endorses Community College Reform

July 12, 2009 | Blog

It’s a very big day for the nation’s community colleges. In today’s Washington Post, our president praises them, and calls…

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Will Darwin Take It On The Chin in Texas?

March 25, 2009 | Blog

The Washington Post editorial page (‘Strengths and Weaknesses’) weighs in on the creationism debate in the Lone Star State. Starting…

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Does This Stimulate Change?

January 29, 2009 | Blog

The Washington Post is onto something here (“An Education Stimulus?”) EDUCATION is poised to win big under the economic stimulus…

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The Iceman Cometh

January 29, 2009 | Blog

Amen! “Washington Post: “As To Ice, Chicago Still Obama’s Kind Of Town“. “My children’s school was canceled today,” Obama said,…

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Debate Redux: DC Vouchers

October 17, 2008 | Blog

Republican presidential candidate John McCain made a point to declare school vouchers an education policy grounded in research at Wednesday’s…

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Washington Post Chastizes DC Teachers Union

October 4, 2008 | Blog

Today the Washington Post editorial board weighs in on the on-going saga between DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee and the…

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Will The New President Support New Educators?

August 21, 2008 | Blog

In yesterday’s lukewarm editorial about the presidential candidates’ education policy platforms, the Washington Post clearly sided with Barack Obama as…

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