Policy

Measuring Nostalgia


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Policy evaluation, shiny objects, and sustained educational improvement


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Was Race to the Top Too Much of a Race?


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With the Obama administration drawing to a close and the Department of Education partially retreating from 15 years of highly active, interventionist education policy, it seems an appropriate time to analyze the effects of the signature Obama education policy, Race to the Top. 

Is California Ready to Tear Down Barriers to Bilingual Education?


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Parsing Public Opinion on Policy


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The Democratic and Republican Party Platforms Overlook ELLs


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Education Policy Reform Processes: Lessons from India


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As a research assistant in India this summer, I am able to witness what education policy reform looks like across the globe, as Indian policymakers develop a new National Education Policy (NEP) for the first time since 1986.

Getting Smart About Measuring School Performance


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Here at the C-SAIL blog, we’ve written previously about the role of power as a policy attribute of standards-based reform systems. Power is succinctly defined as “rewards and sanctions:”