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.
The education debate in New Jersey is increasingly becoming a debate about local control of schools. Governor Christie and ACTING Education Commissioner Cerf's emphasis on standardized testing, charter schools, and tenure reform are... Read Post
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
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