Avoiding the ‘rigidities and often dysfunction of local school districts’ yielded a success
A key to turning schools into learning organizations
In the News: As New York Once Again Targets Religious Schools, a History Lesson in Communal Resistance
Tablet magazine features an article by Marvin Schick, who is in his 46th year as president of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, about New York State’s effort to regulate the curriculum in Jewish private schools. Schick recounts an earlier such effort, between 1939 and 1941, in which the state warned the Jewish schools that their practices violated the state’s compulsory education law.
In the News: ‘Separate Programs for Separate Communities’: California School District Agrees to Desegregate
The New York Times recently highlighted an action by the attorney general of California, Xavier Becerra, to desegregate the Sausalito Marin City school district, which includes both a charter school and a traditional public school.
The right way to evaluate private school choice programs
Progress in Pakistan, Liberia are detailed in new report
“Faster and cheaper” paths to careers
“It is all too common for researchers to misinterpret the policy implications of these experiments, even when they are properly conducted.”
To rethink education reform, focus on democracy
Rebecca Holcombe, former secretary of education, will run as a Democrat amid a flap over a plan to consolidate school districts.
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