opportunity gap

Our Schools Need Edu-Philanthropy’s Dollars and Its Policy Priorities

Is there a meaningful role for philanthropy in our push to improve our public schools? While we may think the answer is a simple one, the Los Angeles Times recently called it into question,...

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Teaching

Yes, We Need VAM to Ensure Great Teaching, But It's Time for VAM 2.0

I am a strong advocate for using student test scores to assess teacher quality and the most effective means to accomplish this are value added measures (VAM scores), designed to assess students’...

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