Archive | November, 2015

A Warning for South Carolina

As South Carolina considers changes to its education system, one item policymakers there are considering is an Achievement School District. Yesterday, using Tennessee’s ASD as an example, I urged caution on this front:   That’s a result, I contend, of the ASD expanding beyond its original mission. If policymakers in South Carolina do go the ASD […]

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“A Deliberate Attempt to Avoid Tough Issues”

Tennessee’s BEP Review Committee, an arm of the State Board of Education tasked with making recommendations on the state’s school funding formula, left out a few items in its most recent report. Chattanooga Times-Free Press reporter Andy Sher took note and wrote about the omission. Here’s what I had to say on the issue: The […]

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