Standards, Testing, and Accountability

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Education Advice for Incoming Governors

Ask questions. Everyone is incentivized to tell you things are going swimmingly.
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NAEP Needs to Be Kept at Arm’s Length From Politics

It’s easier than you’d think for something as valuable as the national assessment to get sucked into today’s all-consuming political maw
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Catholic Schools Are a Rare Bright Spot in Nation’s Report Card 2022 Data

Charter schools look more like traditional public schools, with test-score declines
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Nation’s Report Card Shows Steep Declines in Student Learning

Students lost more ground where remote instruction was more common, but that’s only part of the story.

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