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Alignment Of Interests In Education Policy Matthew Yglesias: President Obama’s support for charter schools hasn’t stopped him from increasing SNAP benefits and presiding over a gigantic Medicaid expansion.
Imagine What 100 Million iPads in Classrooms Would Do Atlantic Wire: Giving away 9,000 iPads is a drop in the bucket. There's also a tinge of nepotism in the fact that Steve Jobs's wife Laurene sits on Teach for America's board.
What Do Test Scores Tell Us? Gary Gutting (NYT): Educators and critics often react to poor test results with calls for school reform. Should they?
Squeezing It Dry Title I Derland: The Obama administration is squeezing the 2009 stimulus to get every possible job out of it.
The problem with Obama’s plan to issue NCLB waivers Valerie Strauss: President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan would do well to listen to Daniel Domenech on the subject of issuing states waivers from key provisions of No Child Left Behind.
The Testing BubbleDana Goldstein: Today both Scantron and Pearson are owned by M & F Holding Company, the conglomerate of buyout king Ronald Perelman.
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