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I Am A Teachers’ Union Man (With An Asterisk)

Against a decline of unions in general, scant evidence exists for charges from free market types that teachers unions are a chief hindrance to school reform. But there is room for teachers’ unions to be more effective school change agents. Continue reading

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At Risk Kids: A Road Map to Intervention

Summary: Children of poverty often need more intensive services to succeed in school; a blueprint for doing so out of the University of Oregon School of Education merits a review.

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Schools and Politics: The Focus on Income Inequality Is Good News for School Reform

Summary: The rising political focus on income inequality brings renewed scrutiny to the role of school reform for low income students, and a cautious opening to political consensus. Many low income students I encountered as a high school counselor confounded … Continue reading

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