Throwing money at failing public schools has not helped

Education Next has a short, but attention-grabbing article up about “In the News: $773 Million Later, de Blasio Ends Signature Initiative to Improve Failing Schools.” But, the article touches on more than the massive failure in New York City, pointing out in general that the massively funded School Improvement Grant program from the Obama era…

National board overseeing NAEP Tweets up our blog about Florida and Kentucky NAEP Results

We got some interesting attention from a real source of expertise on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) – none other than the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) itself! In case you missed our 5-part blog series on how Florida and Kentucky compare on the NAEP Grade 4 reading assessments over time, here are…

Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 5

Over the past week, I’ve been dealing with the question of “How do Florida and Kentucky compare on the NAEP over the years?” The first four parts of this “Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options” blog series dealt with those states’ performance on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Grade…

Matching Kentucky education against a state with massive school choice options – Part 4

This is is the final blog with academic data in our series comparing performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for school choice rich Florida and other states including school choice poor Kentucky. There will be one more blog with some nonacademic information of interest. We are looking at the NAEP results for…