The Lens
Bringing vision and clarity to education policy

What’s Next for Accountability?

Robin Lake | Fri, 10/03/2014

Robin Lake wraps up our blog series on accountability with a look at where we go from here.

Measuring the Health of the Charter Movement Is Important to Get Right

Robin Lake | Wed, 10/01/2014

Robin Lake reviews a new report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

It’s All About Improvement

Jane Hannaway | Tue, 09/30/2014

Guest blogger Jane Hannaway continues our series on fixing school accountability systems.

Fix the Problems, but Don’t Retreat on Accountability

Sandy Kress | Mon, 09/29/2014

Sandy Kress, former senior advisor on education to President George W. Bush, continues our blog series on fixing school accountability systems.

The Long Road to Accountability

Joanne Weiss | Fri, 09/26/2014

Guest blogger Joanne Weiss, former chief of staff to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, continues our series on next-gen accountability systems.

Feeling Our Way to Solid Ground

James Merriman | Thu, 09/25/2014

James Merriman, CEO of the New York City Charter School Center, continues our blog series on fixing school accountability systems.

A New Start on Accountability

Paul Hill, Robin Lake, and Michael Petrilli kick off a blog series intended to prompt a productive dialogue around fixing school accountability systems.

State Takeover Not the Whole Answer

Paul Hill, Ashley Jochim | Wed, 09/17/2014

Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim discuss how local politics can make or break state takeovers of school districts.