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Spring 2012 / Vol. 12, No. 2


Obama’s Education Record

Does the reality match the rhetoric?

Cheating the Charters

Political and financial lessons from South Carolina

Putting the Schools in Charge

An entrepreneur’s vision for a more responsive education system

Can Khan Move the Bell Curve to the Right?

Math instruction goes viral

Let the Dollars Follow the Child

How the federal government can achieve equity


The Middle School Plunge

Achievement tumbles when young students change schools

Does School Choice Reduce Crime?

Evidence from North Carolina


Obama’s NCLB Waivers: Are they necessary or illegal?

Education Next talks with Martha Derthick and Andy Rotherham


Grinding the Antitesting Ax

More bias than evidence behind NRC panel’s conclusions


More Facts, Fewer Hopes

Evidence fails to sway in testing policies

Great Teachers in the Classroom?

It depends on raising the competence of a workforce of millions



For better teachers, change the incentives

The Right Role for the Federal Government

Give parents the information they need to pick their school of choice

Mickey Mouse Strikes Back

Voucher wars heat up in Colorado

Taking on New Jersey

A conversation with Chris Cerf

For Digital Learning, the Devil’s in the Details

State planning is key to progress

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