Reauthorization of the ESEA Demands Less Rhetoric, More Understanding of Research
The National Education Policy Center (NEPC) changes its name and publishes an important new book. Here's material to help you fill your letters to the editor with facts to rebut corporate-politico hot air.
The Obama Education Blueprint: Researchers Examine the Evidence includes the following chapters:
- Assessing the Research Base of "A Blueprint for Reform,Ă˘€ť"William J. Mathis and Kevin G. Welner
- A Review of "College- and Career Ready Students," Diane Ravitch and William J. Mathis
- A Review of "Great Teachers and Great Leaders," Paul Shaker
- A Review of "A Complete Education," Beth Warren
- A Review of "Meeting the Needs of English Learners and Other Diverse Learners," Janette Klingner
- A Review of "Successful, Safe, and Healthy Students," Gene V Glass, W. Steven Barnett, and Kevin G. Welner
- A Review of "Fostering Innovation and Excellence," Clive Belfield
The book, edited by William J. Mathis and Kevin G. Welner of the University of Colorado at Boulder, is published by Information Age Publishing. http://www.infoagepub.com/products/The-Obama-Education-Blueprint
Funding for the NEPC's Think Tank Review Project is provided by the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice.
The mission of the National Education Policy Center is to produce and disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed research to inform education policy discussions. We are guided by the belief that the democratic governance of public education is strengthened when policies are based on sound evidence. For more information on NEPC, please visit http://nepc.colorado.edu .
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