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Winter 2020 / Vol. 20, No. 1

FEATURES

Miami’s Choice Tsunami

Carvalho, competition, and transformation in Miami-Dade


Support Builds For Making the SAT Untimed For Everyone

A possible solution to the “Gaming the System” problem


A Digital Path to a Diploma

Online credit-recovery classes are a lifeline—and ripe for abuse


Public Support Grows for Higher Teacher Pay and Expanded School Choice

Results from the 2019 Education Next Poll



RESEARCH

How Teach for America Affects Beliefs about Education

Connecting Classroom Experience to Opinions on Education Reform



FORUM

Should Congress Link Higher-Ed Funding To Graduation Rates?

Debating the use of degree completion as an accountability metric


Performance-Based Funding Produces Mixed Results

The federal government currently provides more than $150 billion each year to students and their families in the form of grants, loans, work-study funds, and tax credits to help make college more affordable. This sizable public investment in higher education has indeed made college attendance possible for a larger share of Americans. However, there is […]


Congress Must Address Dismal Dropout Rates

It’s a familiar story: a young, courageous (usually white male) entrepreneur drops out of college to pursue his dreams, only to become rich and successful beyond all expectation. Its implication, which has found some purchase in the popular imagination, is that it doesn’t matter if a person doesn’t finish college—in fact, he may be better-off […]



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BOOK REVIEWS

“More Play Will Save Our Schools,” a New Book Claims

A review of “Let the Children Play” by Pasi Sahlberg and William Doyle


The Lost Children of E.D. Hirsch

A review of “The Knowledge Gap” by Natalie Wexler


The Supreme Court and the Schools

A review of “The Schoolhouse Gate” by Justin Driver



BRIEFS

‘You Can’t Un-Look at It’

Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard explains the program’s effect on teachers, including herself


Democrats Dodge a Charter Question — and for a Reason

It took until the third hour of the third Democratic presidential debate for education policy to make an appearance.


A Certificate, Then a Degree

Certificate-first programs can help tackle America’s college-completion crisis


Supreme Court Partially Junks a Lemon

American Legion Cross Case May Make It Harder To Sue Schools Over Religion


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