On how California’s faith in local control of education appears to be misplaced (at least for underserved students)—and what that should teach us about recent changes to federal education policies.
On what it takes to go from political pre-K promises to high-quality early education programs.
On California’s upcoming ballot initiative to expand bilingual education options.
Year-end thoughts as part of TNTP’s “Favorite Thinkers” series.
On how immigration and education debates intersect—and the key way we’re getting them both wrong.
Header pretty much says it all. Read it at The 74 Million here.
New papers out on how schools in San Antonio (TX), Washington (DC), and Portland’s (OR) David Douglas School District are improving how they serve dual language learners. Companion column at The 74 Million on how No Child Left Behind showed up in our research. Companion column at the Education Post on how it’s time to start scaling good … Continue reading
On Arne Duncan’s tenure and the future of education policy debates
Talking New Orleans and education reform on camera Answering questions on the intersection between early education and bilingual education
A review of Dale Russakoff’s new book on Newark’s fraught efforts at school reform: The Prize