Daily Archives: November 16, 2018

Restore Reason: What Happens When Government Services Are Privatized

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Thanks to Guy Brandenburg for directing me to this fascinating post about what happens when private corporations take over government services, in this case, reporting the weather. Restore Reason writes about the commercialization…

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Northwestern University Economist Uses Data to Prove Students’ Test Scores Fail to Measure Quality Teaching

Originally posted on janresseger:
Mike Rose, a UCLA education professor, understands a lot about teaching.  In his extensive writing about education, Rose explains good teaching with precision and insight.  Rose culminated a four year visit to excellent classrooms across the…

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Can Superintendents Raise Test Scores?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
I first asked this question in a post published over six years ago. I have updated and revised that post because the answer is popularly and resoundingly “yes” although…

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