Cutting to the Core by Charles Upton Sahm, City Journal Spring 2013

by Optimization with an Impact (OpIm)

The choice of instructional materials can have as great an impact on student achievement as teacher quality and accountability, parental choice, and such innovations as charter schools—recent focal points of education reform. All of these can improve public education, but too little attention has been paid to curriculum, say Chingos and Whitehurst: “It’s as if the medical profession worried about the administration of hospitals and patient insurance but paid no attention to the treatments that doctors give their patients.”

 

Cutting to the Core by Charles Upton Sahm, City Journal Spring 2013.

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