While policymakers might be taking a break from education policy, we cannot afford to take a break from educational improvement.
Many predicted that the restrictions Act 10 placed on collective bargaining would devastate the teacher workforce in Wisconsin, but the more drastic predictions have not transpired.
But rising expectations for performance fail to translate into learning gains
New analysis finds program rankings based on graduates’ value-added scores are largely random
On November 7, AEI hosted a panel discussion looking at how the results of the election will affect federal and state education policies.
Research shows that teachers who raise student test scores also improve long-term outcomes for their students. A new study finds that long-term outcomes for students are even more strongly predicted by student behaviors than they are by student test scores. And the teachers who are good at improving student behaviors are not necessarily the same teachers who are good at raising student test scores.
The author of the new study, C. Kirabo Jackson, professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University, discusses his findings with EdNext editor-in-chief Marty West.