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Michelle Rhee

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  • When test scores improve, does student learning?

    To the editor: Harvard professor Paul E. Peterson takes as given that testing results indicate the level of learning. He implies that the fact that test scores have improved is proof that the tests have improved education. The only thing that better test scores prove is that students have become better test takers. ("No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable," op-ed, Feb. 23)
  • No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable

    No Child Left Behind and testing help hold schools accountable
    The controversial education law known as No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization, and amid the nuances under debate one question stands out: Will pressures from the left and right force the federal government to abandon its annual, statewide...

    Lehigh lecturer says reformers out to destroy public education

    Lehigh University billed Tuesday night's lecture as "School Reform: Finding Common Ground," but the speaker made sure from the get-go where she stood, saying some so-called reformers really want to destroy public education. Diane Ravitch, an author...

    Raul Bocanegra, Co-Author of California Film Incentives Bill, Trails in Assembly Re-Election Bid

    In one of the bigger upsets in state politics in this year's midterms, Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, who co-authored the legislation to extend and expand California's film and TV tax credit, is trailing his opponent, Patty Lopez, another Democrat who...

    An ineffective way to look at teachers

    An ineffective way to look at teachers
    Liz Bowie's recent reporting on Maryland's teacher evaluation system ("About 3 percent of teachers in Md. rated ineffective," Oct. 28) raises many questions. Ms. Bowie's investigative report contains several quotes from Sandi Jacobs, the vice president of...