Standards, Testing, and Accountability

D.C.’s Braveheart

Can Michelle Rhee wrest control of the D.C. school system from decades of failure?

The Turnaround Fallacy

Stop trying to fix failing schools. Close them and start fresh.

Accountability Overboard

Massachusetts poised to toss out the nation's most successful reforms

The International PISA Test

States should think twice before paying for more testing. There are easier ways to compare students to their global peers.

International Benchmarking

Video: Mark Schneider talks with Education Next about the limits to what we can learn from international tests.

Which Students Graduate from College?

Video: Matthew Chingos, an author of Crossing the Finish Line, talks with Education Next about which factors best predict whether students will graduate from college. High school grades and AP test scores are stronger predictors than SAT or ACT scores, this new study finds.

Cash for Test Scores

The impact of the Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program

Accountability Left Behind

U.S. Court of Appeals sides with the NEA, would free districts from NCLB requirements

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