The legacy of a policy, good or bad, can long outlive the political moment that shapes it
The pattern isn’t perfect. But over the past twenty years, the two lines appear to be moving generally in the same direction.
New research challenges the notion that ESSA has fewer federal regulations than previous iterations of the federal K–12 law.
Few of NCLB’s provisions received as much scorn as its singular focus on grade-level proficiency as the sole measure of school performance.
Like No Child Left Behind, the proposed ESSA regulations are going to stand in the way of some promising approaches to state accountability. What’s the point of that?
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