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The wrong statistics . . . and why the right ones matter in the Delaware education debate

Lots of sound and fury both from choice/charter supporters and detractors over the past few weeks in the Delaware blogosphere...Lots of people raising interesting personal, ideologically based theories on both sides...And an astounding absence of real data on important questions.Here's one of the things we really need to know, in order to resolve the charter school/school choice controversy:Has choice and charter created harm?Harm would be hereby defined as a reduction in the educational outcomes of those students within the traditional public school system who have not had access to charter schools or have not been able to/chosen to utilize choice to find a more preferred school.
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How Good Are Jeb’s Chances?

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 days ago)

by Dish Staff Nate Silver and his team created “ideological scores for a set of plausible 2016 Republican candidates based on a combination of three statistical indices: DW-Nominate scores (which are based on a candidate’s voting re... Read Post

What's interesting about all the Recession debate is what I never hear...

US Politics / Libertarian : Delaware Libertarian (6 years ago)

... and that's anybody willing to admit they personally over-extended themselves.Don't get me wrong: I'm not ignoring greed, process issues, structural and regulatory failures, or even the impact of Statist ideology on the market ec... Read Post

Maybe, just maybe, it's WHAT we are teaching, and HOW . . . .

US Politics / Libertarian : Delaware Libertarian (3 years ago)

In Delaware our education debates have generally centered on the idea that access to a high-quality education is either being improved or damaged by charters, choice, and the Neighborhood Schools Act.This is unfortunate in one sense... Read Post


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