Governor Scott Walker's reform of pensions, collective-bargaining for public employees saved $14 billion. Dire consequences predicted by unions failed to materialize.
The problem with "business as usual" control groups
The Education Exchange: Charters Are 43% More Productive Than Traditional Public Schools, a Study Finds
Seven-city comparison finds some schools doing more with less
Like televising courtroom proceedings or putting body-cams on police officers, it adds transparency.
The Education Exchange: NEA President Says Teacher Vaccine Priority Does Not Mean They Should Go Before the Elderly
"Prioritize educators" for shots, but not ahead of 85-year-olds
Avoid: "welcome back to school and get ready for the test tomorrow."
The Education Exchange: At Relay Graduate School of Education, a Practice-Based Approach to Preparing Teachers
"You don't learn to ride a bike by talking about it. ...You've got to get on the bike."
EdNext Podcast: Derrell Bradford on How a Nationwide Teacher Strike Has Closed In-Person Public Schools
"Catholic schools have figured this out, parochial schools have figured this out. It's amazing what masks and market pressure can do."
"Bureaucracy grows until it gets to the point where the purpose of bureaucracy is to protect itself."