Government School Myths

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[The most recent and comprehensive education research data available indicate that] traditionally collected input measures — class size, per pupil expenditure, the fraction of teachers with no certification, and the fraction of teachers with an advanced degree — are not correlated with school effectiveness.”

http://www.nber.org/papers/w17632

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Everything You Know About Education Is Wrong

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/print/2011/12/everything-you-know-about-education-is-wrong/249722/

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More school hours don’t guarantee better test scores

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/13/more-school-hours-dont-guarantee-better-test-score/

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The Failure of Education ‘Reform’

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/07/the_failure_of_education_reform.html

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The man in charge of the Department of Education’s $4.35 billion Race to the Top grant program for public schools told education officials that states that ‘didn’t get a nickel’ of the grant money did as well, if not better, in terms of education reform as those states that got millions of dollars in funding.

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/duncan-43b-race-top-we-ve-seen-much-if-not-more-reform-states-didn-t-get-nickel-us

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None of these proposals is expensive; in fact, most will save money in the short and long term.

http://educationnext.org/files/ednext_20122_katzman.pdf

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