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Professor James Tooley with students at an Omega private school in Bawjiase, Ghana.

To Critics of The Beautiful Tree, a Pearl of a Reply

Was that test on which the experiment depends taken in English or Telugu?
Protesters calling for Boston schools to keep the admissions exam in place for exam schools rally outside of Boston Latin School in Boston on October 18, 2020.

Exam-School Admissions Come Under Pressure amid Pandemic

Efforts to change selective admissions policies fuel parent activism
United States President Joe Biden signs executive order on Covid-19 during his first minutes in the Oval Office, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Condition Covid Aid on Opening Schools

Or else let funding flow directly to parents
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Statewide Assessments in 2021

An essential lens or a fruitless imposition?
Book cover of "Head, Hand, Heart" by David Goodhart

Examining the Human Costs of a Narrow Meritocracy

Economic critique displays energy but not much evidence
A laptop on a desk with a question mark on the screen

Effort to Debunk Education Technology Falters by Overstating Its Own Case

A sensible, but hardly novel, appeal for “methodological pluralism”

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