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Winter 2012 / Vol. 12, No. 1


Academic Value of Non-Academics

The case for keeping extracurriculars

When the Best is Mediocre

Developed countries far outperform our most affluent suburbs

View the Global Report Card
View the Methodological Appendix

A Different Role for Teachers Unions

Cooperation brings high scores in Canada and Finland

The International Experience

What U.S. schools can and cannot learn from other countries

Photos: Additional images from the Education Next-PEPG Conference

Studying Teacher Moves

A practitioner’s take on what is blocking the research teachers need

NOT Your Mother’s PTA

Advocacy groups raise money, voices, hopes

Photos: Additional images of school advocacy groups


Poor Results for High Achievers

New evidence on the impact of gifted and talented programs


Unions and the Public Interest

Is collective bargaining for teachers good for students?



Green Dot Takeover

The Locke school story leaves questions unanswered

Seeing the Forest Instead of the Trees

Nuance needed when studying teachers unions


Budget Buster

Teachers sue to protect pensions

“Hedge-Fund Guy” Emails Support to School Reformers

A conversation with Whitney Tilson

The Flipped Classroom

Online instruction at home frees class time for learning

Low Expectations

An insider’s view of ed schools

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