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First, Know Thyself. Then, Pick a Career Path

The potential of helping students see their potential

Palatial Schools for the Progressive era

C. B. J. Snyder built “grand municipal architecture full of promise and hope”

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From Zero Sum to Positive Sum

In the current system, some students succeed at the expense of others. It doesn’t have to be that way.
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Marcus Foster Raised Expectations for All Students

Historian John P. Spencer on one of the first Black superintendents of a large urban district
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Meet the Metaverse

A New Frontier in Virtual Learning
The San Francisco school- board recall effort was led by parents Siva Raj (left) and Autumn Looijen.

School Board Shakeup in San Francisco

Arrogance, incompetence, and woke rhetoric trigger successful recall effort
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“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

Student achievement levels in the Nation’s Report Card: a brief history of “basic,” “proficient,” and “advanced”
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End the Birthday Bias

Age allowances in high-stakes tests are a proven boost for fairness

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“How’d You Do It?” Mississippi’s Superintendent of Education Explains State’s Learning Gains

“Data and accountability will drive the behaviors that you want to see,” Carey Wright says in exit interview
Dave and Amy Carson with their daughter at Bangor Christian Schools in Maine. The Carsons are one of three families that sued Maine over a program that bans families from an otherwise generally available student-aid program if they choose to send their children to schools that teach religion. (Photo by the Institute for Justice www.ij.org.)

In Carson v. Makin, Justices Prolong Death of Blaine Amendments, but Don’t Quite Finish the Job

Supreme Court majority rules that Maine can’t exclude religious schools from tuitioning program
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What’s Ahead for the Nation’s First Federally Approved Teacher-Apprenticeship Program?

Tennessee finds a way for teachers to graduate with zero debt, and to be paid as they study.

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