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The New Accountability Assignment

Post-Covid, judge schools based on what they ask students to read, write, and do, in addition to how much students learn.

Charter Schools and Their Enemies

At 90, Thomas Sowell reminds charter schools how to fight. And why.

Schools went to Extraordinary Lengths to Serve Their Students

Forum: Did America’s Schools Rise to the Coronavirus Challenge?

Should State Universities Downplay the SAT?

The merits and drawbacks of “test-optional” admissions

Standardized Tests Can Serve as a Neutral Yardstick

Forum: Should State Universities Downplay the SAT?

Justices Hear Arguments in L.A. Catholic Schools Case

A sharp question from Justice Thomas: “don’t you think it’s a bit odd that – that things that violate the Establishment Clause, when done in a public school, are not considered religious enough for Free Exercise protection when done in a parochial school?”

The Grade-Level Expectations Trap

How lockstep math lessons leave students behind

Education Reform and the Coronavirus

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