Tag Archives: reform

NAEP: Do the Data Show That 'Education Reform' Has Worked—Or That It Hasn't? – Top Performers – Education Week

Marc Tucker argues stagnant scores and widening gaps on the recently released 2017 NAEP results demonstrate the failure of the dominant model of American education reform. Source: New feed

Why We Need "Little R" Reform Which Acknowledges the Complexity of Teaching and Learning – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

In his final guest blog of the week, “little r” reformer John Thompson says that to improve schooling, we must listen and learn from flesh-and-blood students and tackle real-world problems, not focus on made-up metrics. Source: New feed

Has Evaluation Reform Chased Away Competent Would-Be Teachers? – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

There’s no evidence that recent teacher evaluation reforms have attracted talented applicants. Instead, they seem to have dissuaded new teachers and decreased the labor supply. Source: New feed

Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

Yesterday at AEI, along with my friend and colleague Mike McShane, I hosted a conference on “Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned.” After spending a day noodling on the subject, I thought I’d share a few takeaways. Source: New feed

Plain Talk and School Reform – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week

I’m often struck by just how massive the divide between educators and education reformers has become. I think both sides bear some of the blame for this, and that both can do much more to bridge it. Source: New feed