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Education Policy

School Accountability: Reform or Retreat?

Published on February 11th, 2013 | by Bryce Adams

Last week, the Statesman delivered good news for Texas: STAAR passing rates jumped after a recent round of retakes.  This is a big win not only for Texas schoolchildren and teachers, but also for state policy.  ... Read More


Education Policy

No Easy Answers in Education Policy Reform

Published on September 19th, 2012 | by Jennifer Lee

This summer I worked for the non-profit organization The New Teacher Project (TNTP), which is in the middle of a five-year contract with the Houston Independent School District to reform the human capital system of HISD. ... Read More


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A Costly Denial

Published on November 9th, 2011 | by Tim Regal

As the debt ceiling debate fades, a new reminder of a dangerous collective malady emerges with the ill-defined protests that started in New York and have spread throughout the country.  The protests, despite the message the ... Read More


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