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Dr. Michael Q. McShane is the director of national research at EdChoice. He is the editor of New and Better Schools, the author of Education and Opportunity and coeditor of Educational Entrepreneurship Today, Teacher Quality 2.0 and Common Core Meets Education Reform.

Published Articles & Media

Crystalle Green, the Communities in Schools of Mid-America site coordinator for Cross- roads Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri, hugs a student headed to class during a "Motivational Monday" event.

Supporting Students Outside the Classroom

Can wraparound services improve academic performance?
Rural Students Outperform City-Dwelling Students (Figure 1)

To Improve Rural Schools, Focus on Their Strengths

Facilitate real school choice, charter conversions, and individual solutions for specific regions

Reflections on the Legacy of Bush-Obama School Reform

Why did initially promising, seemingly popular efforts at federal leadership lose their luster?

Betsy DeVos, the (Relatively Mainstream) Reformer

A long record refutes the radical image of the education secretary

Open Educational Resources

Is the federal government overstepping its role?

Work Within and Outside Traditional Schooling

A review of "The Split Screen Strategy," by Ted Kolderie

The Future of the Common Core in Louisiana

Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced that the state would pull out of both the PARCC testing consortium as well as the Common Core Standards Initiative.

Navigating the Common Core

Complexities threaten implementation

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