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Many students start the academic year with achievement levels lower than where they were at the beginning of summer break.
California’s new school dashboard provides solutions to criticisms of the state’s previous system. But the result may lack clarity for parents, and the most important element of all – consequences.
Try to think of an education policy that 1) has been shown, in dozens of studies across multiple decades, to positively affect student outcomes; 2) has the overwhelming support of parents and voters; 3) reinforces many other policies and facilitates quality research; and 4) has been used widely at the district, state, and national levels for decades or more.
There are over 3,000 magnets across more than 600 school districts within 34 states, but they have received less attention in the research literature than charters.
Textbooks are one of the most widely used educational inputs, but remarkably little is known about their effects on student learning.
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