From: Brookings Brown Center on Education Policy
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Overcoming the Legacy of Incremental Education Reform
Date: Thu May 29 15:18:19 MDT 2014
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Shooting Bottle Rockets at the Moon: Overcoming the Legacy of Incremental Education Reform

Thomas Kane argues that if the U.S. is to achieve its ambitious goals for improving education, we need to recognize the magnitude of the changes required to achieve those objectives, consult the evidence on expected effect sizes, and pursue reforms that could plausibly succeed.
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BROWN CENTER SCHOLARS IN THE NEWS

Tom Loveless's 2012 study of the likely effects of the Common Core State Standards continues to be cited widely, most recently by WZZM13 in a special report on the Common Core, and by Michael Petrilli in an editorial on the need for strong assessments in schools. 

Beth Akers and Matthew Chingos are quoted in a Washington Examiner article about Senator Warren's proposed student loan legislation.

Chingos is featured on the Heartland Institute's podcast, discussing the report on teacher evaluations that he recently co-authored. 

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