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Research to Practice
A new study reveals that educators use research. Now — how to maximize its potential?
Takeover to Turnaround
What states and schools can learn from the Massachusetts takeover of Lawrence Public Schools.
When Proficient Isn't Good
The deceptive nature of proficiency as a measure of student progress — and how to fix the funhouse mirror
The Great Education Equalizer?
New study shows MOOCs have not yet fulfilled their promise as a force for equity.
Tips for educators on sharing student data with families.
Focus on Evidence
Four points on what works, and what doesn’t, in evaluating education policy.
The Best Means to Measure
As more attention is paid to the “soft skills” of students — including grit and persistence — a new article delves into the reliability of their measurement.
A New Lens on Teaching
Can teacher-controlled video cameras transform the classroom observation process?
Making Feedback Count
A new survey tool — free and open source — goes beyond the basics to shed light on what really matters in the classroom.
Making Big Data Smaller
The Strategic Data Project provides a roadmap for schools awash in data but lacking a strategy to use it.
A policy brief aims to help educational leaders make informed choices about what kind of data is useful, how to collect it, and how to apply it.
The Use of Assessment to Improve Instruction
The Date Wise project helps schools turn student assessment data into a tool to enhance organizational performance.
What Can Educators Learn from the Red Sox?
The case for an evidence-based approach to assessing reform initiatives.
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