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 because it detracts attention from what is actually occurring in our classrooms, and despite legions of data coaches and PLCs, we really don't know.
A new report, ""Multiple Choice: Charter School Performance in 16 States.""(pdf) (pdf executive summery / pdf press release), from Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes, or CREDO, finds that charter schools... Read Post
Part 28 of 30 in the series Educating America By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org One of the greatest challenges for proponents of school choice is simply educating parents that they have a choice. “If we’re going to really have par... Read Post
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 astound... Read Post