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Posted Aug. 24, 2016
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Los Angeles Charter Schools Are Outperforming Traditional Schools in Math and English

Today, California will release the 2015-2016 CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Progress and Performance) Scores. But I have already seen them. There are three things…

By Benjamin Feinberg

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Posted Aug. 24, 2016
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Here’s What Happens When Local School Districts Control Teacher Evaluation

Supporters of the Every Student Succeeds Act say that the new federal education law frees local leaders to implement innovative policy solutions. But on the…

By Thomas Toch

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Posted Aug. 23, 2016
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The Friendliest City in America Got Downright Mean in Its School Board Elections This Summer

Nashville. The city of It. This summer Nashville overflowed with It, as we celebrated the arrival of wine in grocery stores, the largest firework display…

By Vesia Wilson-Hawkins

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Posted Aug. 23, 2016
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Bill Gates Talks to Washington State Teacher of the Year Nate Bowling About ‘Nerd Farming’

Earlier this year, Beyoncé dropped a surprise video, “Formation,” a bold declaration of pride, of outrage, and of ambition, especially when she sang, “I just…

By Caroline Bermudez

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Posted Aug. 23, 2016

Statement by Peter Cunningham on California Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Review Vergara Ruling

While the Court's decision is disappointing, we remain hopeful that the California legislature will work to strengthen the…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Aug. 22, 2016

Statisticians Without Data Are Painting a Misleading Picture About Charter Schools

For a statistician, Andrew Gelman of Columbia University has an apparent discomfort with data. What else can explain his recent piece in Vox, co-written with…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Aug. 22, 2016
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How Teachers Can Work With Police to Support Young Black Lives

Earlier this month, the Justice Department issued a report of its investigation into the Baltimore Police Department. The news is not good. I live in…

By Michael Meadows

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Posted Aug. 22, 2016
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John Oliver Needs to Talk to Charter Parents

God bless John Oliver for addressing serious issues with humor. His latest target is public charter schools and he doesn’t disappoint, highlighting poorly run and…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Aug. 22, 2016

Statement by Peter Cunningham on John Oliver’s Charter School Segment

Statement from Education Post Executive Director Peter Cunningham on John Oliver's charter school segment on Last Week…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Aug. 19, 2016
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Teachers Say Horrible Things to Girls in Classrooms. That Needs to Stop.

When Hillary Clinton became the first female nominee for President of the United States, I’ll admit I cried. I looked at my daughter and my…

By Katelyn Silva

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Posted Aug. 23, 2016
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The Friendliest City in America Got Downright Mean in Its School Board Elections This Summer

Nashville. The city of It. This summer Nashville overflowed with It, as we celebrated the arrival of wine in grocery stores, the largest firework display…

By Vesia Wilson-Hawkins

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Posted Aug. 23, 2016
nerdfarming

Bill Gates Talks to Washington State Teacher of the Year Nate Bowling About ‘Nerd Farming’

Earlier this year, Beyoncé dropped a surprise video, “Formation,” a bold declaration of pride, of outrage, and of ambition, especially when she sang, “I just…

By Caroline Bermudez

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Posted Aug. 22, 2016
cantbreathe

How Teachers Can Work With Police to Support Young Black Lives

Earlier this month, the Justice Department issued a report of its investigation into the Baltimore Police Department. The news is not good. I live in…

By Michael Meadows

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