Spring 2020: Vol. 20, No. 2

Students from L.A. Unified's Encino Charter Elementary School —dressed in red to support their teachers—attended a community- organized “strike school” in an Encino, Calif., home. Parents took turns hosting children during the teacher strike.

Building on Shaky Ground

Reforming a divided school system in Los Angeles
Park Ranger Jim Hollister leads a school group at Minute Man National Historical Park in Massachusetts.

History, Critical and Patriotic

Americans need a history that educates but also inspires

In Fight Against Grade Inflation, Those Rare Tough Teachers Are Champions

The editor recalls the only "C" on his academic record, in high school calculus.
Students Learn More From Teachers With Higher Grading Standards (Figure 1)

End the “Easy A”

Tougher grading standards set more students up for success
Excel Adademy East Boston

Inclusion in Action

Expectations for all at Excel Academy
Enrollment Surging in Indianapolis Charter Schools (Figure 1)

The Hoosier Way

Good choices for all in Indianapolis

Common Standards Aren’t Enough

Forum: A Decade On, Has Common Core Failed?


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