Where would public school teachers like to send their own children to school?

EdChoice recently issued an interesting report about 2019 SCHOOLING IN AMERICA, Public Opinion on K–12 Education, Busing, Technology, and School Choice. It has an interesting graph that shows where parents and public school teachers would like to send their own children to school. Here is that graph. The top bar shows the preferences for parents.…

New NAEP shows charter schools in Atlanta make difference for black students, and it’s getting better!

Despite a lot of hand-wringing about the new, generally disappointing results in the National Assessment of Educational Progress’ (NAEP) reading and math results for 2019, there is a real bright spot regarding Atlanta’s charter schools. Without question, black students who attend Atlanta’s charter schools do notably better than black students who attend that city’s traditional…

NAEP 2019 – How does Kentucky really compare to other states? Grade 8 Math

This is the final blog in this series comparing Kentucky’s performance on the NAEP to other states. I provided some cautions in the first blog, which had Grade 4 reading results, about why comparisons of state performances with the National Assessment of Educational Progress using all student average scores ignores major differences in student demographics…

NAEP 2019 – How does Kentucky really compare to other states? Grade 8 Reading

This is the third blog in this series comparing Kentucky’s performance on the NAEP to other states. I provided some cautions in the first blog, which had Grade 4 reading results, about why comparisons of state performances with the National Assessment of Educational Progress using all student average scores ignores major differences in student demographics…