Monthly Archives: April 2015

Success Academy and the education debates

The NY Times recently ran an article on the Success Academy “network” or chain of schools in New York City, which has gotten a fair amount of discussion in the blogsphere (here, here, and here, for example), and elsewhere in … Continue reading

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What value is added? VAM under review

It’s no longer news that actual expertise doesn’t count for much in policy debates, except under special circumstances. The “climate change debate” in this country is much on my mind these days — when people who cheerfully proclaim their lack … Continue reading

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