Bi-partisan Failure: Misreading Education "Gaps"

It took about twenty years, and then another secondary ten years, but the hysterical and misleading A Nation at Risk under the Reagan administration successfully kicked off three decades of public school accountability. In the beginning, the hysteria revolved around several points that were factually inaccurate, but publicly effective: (1) U.S. public schools were failing, […]

Why "Evidence-Based" Education Fails

Two parts of this possible answer deserve some consideration: (1) Are evidence-based scientific approaches from the high school level to a university, college, or distance learning university level objective, effective, or both? and (2) If so, why does science fail education reform? How did the largest and most aggressive federal education initiative, No Child Left […]