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Standardized Tests Can Serve as a Neutral Yardstick

Forum: Should State Universities Downplay the SAT?

Public-School Attendance Zones Violate a Civil Rights Law

The Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974 may offer creative litigators a strategy to redraw school-assignment maps.

The Grade-Level Expectations Trap

How lockstep math lessons leave students behind

The Education of Bernard Bailyn

A youthful, parent-encouraged “addiction” to reading launched a scholarly career

A Blueprint for Back to School

What will it take to get schools ready?

“We’re likely to face another wave of the virus”

Policy adviser John Bailey on deciding to close schools and how to prepare for fall

Service Learning in America

From “McService” to “life changing”

Statewide Standardized Assessments Were in Peril Even Before the Coronavirus. Now They’re Really in...

To survive bipartisan backlash, tests will have to “actually help kids learn”

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