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Our eternal (and futile?) quest for high standards. Essay Dec 1, 2009 1409
Mandatory exit exams discourage graduation: research does not support political claims that exit exams improve graduation results. Nov 1, 2009 1409
Basic information: often overlooked, the basic level on NAEP reports offers valuable information about achievement. Oct 1, 2009 1590
A miracle on 125th street? Sep 1, 2009 1523
Identify and observe effective teacher behaviors. Report Jun 1, 2009 1394
Our resegregated schools. May 1, 2009 1340
Those oh, so elusive graduation rates. Apr 1, 2009 1437
Some thoughts as "research" turns 25. Mar 1, 2009 1285
PISA: not leaning hard on U.S. economy. Feb 1, 2009 1323
U.S. school performance, through a glass darkly (again). Jan 1, 2009 1394
The algebra hoax. Dec 1, 2008 1255
An ounce of prevention. Nov 1, 2008 1388
Schools-are-awful bloc still busy in 2008: Mr. Bracey digs into the story behind various "facts" and uncovers explanations that shed a different light on the state of education in the U.S. Oct 1, 2008 8222
Performance at the top. Sep 1, 2008 1527
Assessing NCLB. Report Jun 1, 2008 1576
Kicked down and out by The Texas Miracle. May 1, 2008 1650
Competing concepts of competitiveness. Apr 1, 2008 1588
On the shortage of scientists and engineers. Mar 1, 2008 1850
It's the same old song. Viewpoint essay Feb 1, 2008 1639
Public versus private ... again. Jan 1, 2008 1535
The proficiency illusion. Dec 1, 2007 1387
School's impact out of school. Nov 1, 2007 1619
The first time 'everything changed': The 17th Bracey Report on the Condition of Public Education. Oct 1, 2007 13158
Skills for the future. Sep 1, 2007 1617
Preschool education: complications all over. Jun 1, 2007 1631
Reports, reports. Report May 1, 2007 1983
Get rich: be a teacher. Apr 1, 2007 1961
Test scores and economic growth. Mar 1, 2007 1721
Things fall apart: NCLB self-destructs. Feb 1, 2007 1908
Another way to game the system. Jan 1, 2007 1854
Nobels 'R' us. Dec 1, 2006 1869
Locked up, locked out. Report Nov 1, 2006 1926
The 16th Bracey report on the condition of public education: when political considerations define the agenda for or shape the findings of research, the results can seem frustrating or silly--but often the losers are students and teachers. Oct 1, 2006 12197
The high-skills hoax. Sep 1, 2006 1933
Dropping in on dropouts. Jun 1, 2006 1942
Is literacy lagging. May 1, 2006 1761
Public schools: outscoring the privates. Apr 1, 2006 1832
Hold the computers! Roll the presses! Mar 1, 2006 1862
A rejoinder to voyager. Letter to the editor Mar 1, 2006 355
Value-added models, front and center. Feb 1, 2006 1806
Struggling in kindergarten. Jan 1, 2006 1970
Tips for readers of research: handle pass rates with care. Dec 1, 2005 1873
The bachelor's degree: a hereditary privilege? Nov 1, 2005 1715
The 15th Bracey report on the condition of public education: Mr. Bracey has once again tracked a year's worth of developments in education that run the gamut from atrocities to zaniness. Oct 1, 2005 12396
And now, the Indian spelling gene? Sep 1, 2005 1791
RESEARCH: Put Out over PISA. Jun 1, 2005 1917
RESEARCH: Finland Update. May 1, 2005 1868
RESEARCH: Cheating Update. Apr 1, 2005 1728
RESEARCH: Checking Up On Charters. Mar 1, 2005 1952
RESEARCH: Plus Ca Change. Feb 1, 2005 1748
RESEARCH: A Nation of Cheats. Jan 1, 2005 1861
RESEARCH: Value-Added Assessment Findings: Poor Kids Get Poor Teachers. Dec 1, 2004 1687
RESEARCH: Putting Things Graphically. Nov 1, 2004 1545
The 14th Bracey Report on The Condition of Public Education. Oct 1, 2004 12712
RESEARCH: The Trouble with Research, Part 3. Sep 1, 2004 1750
RESEARCH: Rags to Rags? Riches to Riches? Jun 1, 2004 1783
RESEARCH: Serious Questions About the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System. May 1, 2004 1763
RESEARCH: The Trouble with Research, Part 2. Apr 1, 2004 1655
RESEARCH: The Trouble with Research, Part 1. Mar 1, 2004 1635
RESEARCH: International Comparisons: Less than Meets the Eye. Feb 1, 2004 1827
RESEARCH: Tracking, by Accident and by Design. Dec 1, 2003 1701
RESEARCH: Teachers Around the World. Nov 1, 2003 1869
The 13th Bracey Report on The Condition of Public Education. Oct 1, 2003 11961
RESEARCH: We're Number One (Again). Sep 1, 2003 1944
RESEARCH: PIRLS Before the Press. Jun 1, 2003 884
RESEARCH: Not All Alike. May 1, 2003 1618
April Foolishness: The 20th Anniversary of A Nation at Risk. Apr 1, 2003 4345
RESEARCH: Inequality from the Get Go. Apr 1, 2003 1315
RESEARCH: Loveless' Labor. Mar 1, 2003 1800
RESEARCH: Tips for Readers of Research: 'Seeing Through' the Graphs. Feb 1, 2003 1245
RESEARCH: Tips for Readers of Research: Numbers Versus Percentages. Jan 1, 2003 1038
RESEARCH: About That Teacher Shortage. Dec 1, 2002 2117
RESEARCH: Another nation at risk. Nov 1, 2002 2141
The 12th Bracey Report on the Condition of Public Education. Oct 1, 2002 11525
Research - Summer Loss: The Phenomenon No One Wants to Deal With. Sep 1, 2002 1641
RESEARCH: Test Scores, Creativity, and Global Competitiveness. Statistical Data Included Jun 1, 2002 1701
RESEARCH: Stratification Among the Haves. Column May 1, 2002 1652
Research - Tips for Readers of Research: Beware the 'Classic Study'. Apr 1, 2002 1716
RESEARCH: What Students Do in the Summer. Mar 1, 2002 1558
Research - Raising Achievement of At-Risk Students - or Not. Feb 1, 2002 1686
RESEARCH - The SAT Elite. Statistical Data Included Jan 1, 2002 1964
Research - More on the Essential Profession. Statistical Data Included Dec 1, 2001 1729
Research - Question Authority. Statistical Data Included Nov 1, 2001 1786
The 11th Bracey Report on The Condition of Public Education. Oct 1, 2001 11882
Research - School Involvement and the Working Poor. Statistical Data Included Jun 1, 2001 1861
Research - Does Higher Tech Require Higher Skills? May 1, 2001 1860
Research - Test Scores in the Long Run. Apr 1, 2001 1945
Research - At the Beep, Pay Attention. Mar 1, 2001 1959
Research - Blinded by the Light. Feb 1, 2001 1405
Research - Small Schools, Great Strides. Jan 1, 2001 1811
Research - Small Classes 1, Vouchers 0. Column Dec 1, 2000 2002
Research - Tips for Readers of Research: Scores, Ranks, and Percentages. Nov 1, 2000 1901
The 10th Bracey Report On the Condition of Public Education. Oct 1, 2000 11833
Research - Sickly Americans, Kindly Portuguese, and Lithuanian Couch Potatoes. Oct 1, 2000 1826
Research - Literacy in the Information Age. Sep 1, 2000 1936
Research - 'Diverging' American and Japanese Science Scores. Jun 1, 2000 1712
Research - A Children's Garden No More. Brief Article May 1, 2000 1511
Research - The Misery Index. Apr 1, 2000 1753
Coming of Age in Singapore. Mar 1, 2000 1722
Research - Trying to Understand Teaching Math for Understanding. Book Review Feb 1, 2000 1919

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