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October 2012

Why is TFA so incensed?

October 4, 2012 // 10 Comments

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I was on vacation when the New York Times published my Teach For America (TFA) Op-Ed entitled “A Glorified Temp Agency” in their opinion pages online. Thus I never had [...]

It will take 80 more years…

October 4, 2012 // 2 Comments

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It will take 80 more years for No Child Left Behind to close the achievement gap.

Sean Reardon, Stanford University Professor of Education, comment (October 4, 2012 INVALSI Accountability Conference in Rome, Italy) based on his latest research on achievement gaps in the United States.