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An Assemblyman’s Response to New York Education Reform

Under the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top initiative, states like New York opted to compete for federal money and…
Assessment

How the Need for Education Reform Was Framed in New York State

It’s important to observe how the need for education reform is framed.  There are always loud advocates for both sides…
Civics

Andrew Cuomo on the Problem of the Word “Schools”

It’s easy to get frustrated with politicians who talk about education.  They tend to reduce the issues in education to…
Assessment

What to Make of Rise in Test Scores? Top Ed Leaders Differ [via WNYC]

Test scores continue to be the main way we talk about education progress.  That’s a problem.  Talk to experts in…
Civics

Student Data Tensions in New York State

Things came to a head in New York State in 2014 as state education officials tried to require districts to…
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