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I’m dreaming of a white paper, just like the ones I used to read…

Between the America’s Promise report on graduation, the Center on Education Policy report on School Improvement Grants, and the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) report on education and national security, education reporters have their reading lists for the week. No need for real news: press conferences are all (though I have sympathies for the flacks […]

Fun with education funding and ROI, historically

Fun with education funding and ROI, historically

As I wrote in the entry from March 10 on manipulated charts,1 there’s a legitimate discussion to be had about investments in education, returns on investment, and so forth, but not if we start with manipulated presentations. What sorts of questions are relevant? I’m a little hesitant to dive in, as I have published exactly […]