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Rain of Errors

Claim: Rolling back education reform will improve outcomes for students, especially poor students. Reality: There is no evidence for this claim. The most frustrating thing about Diane Ravitch’s new book, Reign of ...

Rhee-ality Check

It’s no surprise that Michelle Rhee is stepping down as chancellor of D.C.’s public schools. Advocates of “mayoral control” in education have always argued that the arrangement provides a clear ...