a comprehensive argument that education cannot close academic gaps
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like everything in our education system, the division of power is historically contingent, ad hoc, and pretty weird
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an informative and convincing book that I had a hard time getting through
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I was encouraged by this open letter from musicians and music educators in the Guardian, responding to a deeply wrongheaded essay arguing that, since…
Silicon Valley dreams of self-driven education don't acknowledge human nature
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student ability is remarkably static and predictable from pre-K to college and beyond, and this means that our social contract is broken
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Education and educational measurement are the subjects where I come closest to offering expertise; I studied educational assessment in grad school…
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What follows is my first crack at articulating what I call the Official Dogma of Education. The Official Dogma is a set of presumptions and values that…
until we acknowledge that, there can be no coherent discussion of education
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Imagine that you are a gubernatorial candidate who is making education and college preparedness a key facet of your campaign. Consider these two state…
one of the worst and most consequential education laws in American history could only have sprung from a blank slate mindset
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Pour more dirt on grit. It seems that, with a representative sample, when you throw grit into a regression along with measures of intelligence, grit…