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Marci Kanstoroom


Marci Kanstoroom is Executive Editor and Senior Web Editor at Education Next. She has written and edited numerous publications on charter schools, teacher quality, and federal education policy, and she has testified on education issues before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. A Maryland native, Kanstoroom holds a B.A. in political science from Yale University and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University, where she studied political philosophy and American government.

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President Obama Should Put Down “Hot, Flat, and Crowded,” Pick Up Education Next

The editorial board of the Washington Post has recommended some beach reading for President Obama.

Principals and Teachers Unaware That Courts Defer to Schools When It Comes to Discipline

Courts have given school authorities broad powers over student discipline. So why do students...

What Is to Be Done (by the U.S. Department of Education)?

As the education blogosphere turns its attention from Secretary Duncan’s Race to the Top fund to his Investing in Innovation fund, economist Eric Hanushek offers his take on what federal education policy can and cannot accomplish.

Race to the Top

Business model a guide to replicating quality schools

Balancing Act

Redefining the district's role under standards-based reform

Looking in the Wrong Place

As the proverbial story goes, a drunk, when asked where he had lost his...

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