education-reform

Teach for America’s teachers are besting their peers on math, study shows

A randomized evaluation finds the teacher recruitment program improves math scores for students, regardless of ability.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 5, 2013
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The best sentences we read today

Designer babies, gun background checks, and other favorite phrases from the day.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 3, 2013
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How education reform can fight crime

The idea that poor education is related to crime is pretty intuitive: good teachers are less likely to want to serve in high-crime areas, poor education makes finding non-criminal employment more difficult, crime and poor education both cluster around low-income, high-poverty neighborhoods, etc. But does tackling one problem help address the other as well?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 30, 2012
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