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Tossing Aside the “Reform” Label Must Not Mean “Anything Goes”

Chris Cerf | Fri, 12/07/2018

Former Newark superintendent Chris Cerf urges us to continue pushing for positive change.

Don’t Call Me an Education Reformer — I Don’t Know What That Means Anymore

Robin Lake | Mon, 12/03/2018

I want to engage with real ideas and real people, writes Robin Lake, not labels and groupthink.

We Need a More Productive Debate About School Accountability, Not Tired Arguments Over Testing

Robin Lake | Tue, 11/20/2018

It’s more essential than ever to measure student progress, writes Robin Lake, but our measures and methods must continue to evolve.

New Ideas for a New Era of Public Education

How can schools prepare students for tomorrow’s challenges?
Considering ways to "unbundle" learning when the need for advanced skills, social cohesion, and adaptability have never been greater.

Can we create school accountability policies that people will believe in?
Ideas for integrated “light” governance to ensure necessary oversight while encouraging innovation and personalization.

How will teachers manage an increasingly complex profession? 
Elevating teacher voice and differentiating roles to better diagnose student needs, curate activities, and assess learning.

What can we do to prepare students for the work of the future?
Restructuring the traditional high school-college-career continuum to create more equitable pathways to economic and social mobility.