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January 29th, 2015
Education Policy Center Newsletter January 29, 2015 In this issue -- School Choice Week Takes Off at State Capitol -- Center Wades into Great Testing Debate -- Scholarship Success Stories Told -- Has Jeffco Union’s Fight Started? -- Eddie Starts 2015 in Style
January 29th, 2015
Earlier this week, we talked about a National Council on Teacher Quality report on teacher pension systems. Today, we get to talk about an article from the Hechinger Report regarding the “quality” of teachers entering the teaching force as measured by scores on the SAT and ACT. The article highlights some new research that supposedly [...]

January 28th, 2015
Last Friday I was overflowing with enthusiasm at the kickoff of the 5th annual National School Choice Week. I got even more excited Monday morning for the big Denver celebration at our own State Capitol, where hundreds of school kids and others came to wear their yellow scarves, show their support. There was even some [...]

January 27th, 2015
We’ve been talking a lot about policy recently. ESEA reauthorization issues, the hazards of requiring state testing in private schools, and some number crunchin’ on the subject of Colorado’s school funding. Then last Friday, you had a nice break. We spoke instead about School Choice Week, which is sort of like Christmas for eduwatchers like [...]

January 23rd, 2015
It’s Friday again, my friends. As usual, that means your favorite little edublogger has spent his day trying to wrap things up for the week. That leaves me limited time for our conversation (try not to look so disappointed!), so today’s post will be a quick one. Fortunately, we have something exciting to focus on [...]

January 22nd, 2015
Though not so much this time of year, my Dad and I like to play catch in the backyard occasionally. It sounds kind of cliched, but my Dad starts talking about how he used to do the same thing with his dad. Then almost inevitably, he starts talking about this old movie called “Field of [...]

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January 29th, 2015
Education Policy Center Newsletter January 29, 2015 In this issue -- School Choice Week Takes Off at State Capitol -- Center Wades into Great Testing Debate -- Scholarship Success Stories Told -- Has Jeffco Union’s Fight Started? -- Eddie Starts 2015 in Style