Every Student Succeeds Act
Biden asks Congress for tens of billions more in education spending
Benchmarking against other schools with similar demographics makes for fairer comparisons
A recent national study found that many schools with low achievement were at the same time producing average or better growth. Conversely, student growth in schools with few disadvantaged students varied widely,
Most lessons learned during the Bush-Obama years are as relevant to state education reforms as to their federal counterparts.
Pushing schools to use evidence poses a real risk that school leaders will feel pressure to choose approaches that have been easier to evaluate, rather than those that are the most central to improving educational practice.
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