"Race to the Top" and Waiting for Superman made 2010 a banner year for the market-based education reforms that dominate our national discourse. By contrast, a look at the “year in research” presents a rather different picture for the three pillars of this paradigm: merit pay, charter schools, and using value-added estimates in high-stakes decisions.Read the entire article here.
Monday, January 10, 2011
What Does the Research Show?
A recent article in the Washington Post compares recent education research with the heavily funded and wide-sweeping reforms being put into practice - and finds that they are not always headed in the same direction:
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