By Ezra Howard; The Achievement School District just wrapped up year two in Tennessee with modest growth. However, if we are truly to going to evaluate the ASD, we must do so compared to how schools were doing before the takeover. The results are surprising and carry heavy implications for the future of the ASD and similar districts nation-wide.
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ASD vs SCS: Who’s Doing Better, and Is It Enough to Close the Achievement Gap?
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This TCAP visualizer from chalkbeat is awesome. Everyone with data questions needs to check it out.
Alternative to Vouchers: Improve Access Quality Charters
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I wrote a few days ago about my concerns with the likely school voucher system proposal in Tennessee this legislative session. Vouchers are meant to increase school choice for low-income students and give them an alternative to traditional neighborhood schools. …
How useful is TVAAS? Edlinks 10/7
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Just because it’s fall break in Memphis doesn’t mean the news stops! Here are your edlinks for the past few days: Jane Roberts at the Commercial Appeal does a great piece on how charters that operate outside the ASD in…