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WATCH: Texas Partnership -Traditional and Charter Schools Working Together

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WATCH: Texas Partnership -Traditional and Charter Schools Working Together

Today, charter schools are most often seen as competitors, battling traditional schools for students and scarce education dollars. What would happen if the hostilities suddenly ceased and the two began to work together as originally envisioned?

Jul 22nd, 2014 | 0 comments | 2,277 Views
WATCH: Providence TALKS

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WATCH: Providence TALKS

This spring, hundreds of "word pedometers" were given to low income families to track the conversations with their children. Then parents are coached how to grow their infants' vocabularies. Does it work?

Jul 11th, 2014 | 0 comments | 431 Views
Duration: 8:10 min
WATCH: Testing Schools Instead of Students

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WATCH: Testing Schools Instead of Students

The new OECD test, designed to figure out whether a school curriculum is sufficiently challenging to prepare students for competing in the 21st Century, could revolutionize the testing industry.

Jul 10th, 2014 | 0 comments | 381 Views
Duration: 7:13 min
WATCH: New York’s Charter War

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WATCH: New York’s Charter War

An examination of New York City's "Charter War” - big spending and political ambitions lie at the root of this "education" battle.

Apr 24th, 2014 | 0 comments | 15,518 Views
Duration: 9:24 min
WATCH: The State of Preschool

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WATCH: The State of Preschool

What does quality preschool look like? What'll it cost? And what can taxpayers expect in the way of a return? In this report, experts discuss the current state of preschool.

Apr 1st, 2014 | 1 comment | 12,587 Views
Duration: 7:22 min
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