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Thursday, July 02, 2015

Detroit News editorial cites involvement of MCEE in teacher evaluation efforts

An editorial in the July 2 issue of The Detroit News, “Find a compromise on teacher evaluations,” mentions the work of the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness and its chair, Deborah Loewenberg Ball. The editorial calls for balancing more effective teacher evaluation systems with protection of existing tenure reforms. Read more »

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher certification, teacher effectiveness

Monday, June 29, 2015

Stephen L. DesJardins quoted in story in Chronicle of Higher Education

A story on “Lessons From the Education Department’s Ratings Reversal” in The Chronicle of Higher Education quotes Stephen L. DesJardins, who comments on the value of using government data from several sources to evaluate the impact of potential federal policies. Read more »

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Nate Blunt joins SOE IT team

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Student debt discussed by Susan Dynarski in NYT

In an article in The New York Times, “The Rise of Student Debt for Those Who Get Degrees,” Susan Dynarski notes, “When you break out the borrowing data by educational attainment, students who get bachelor’s degrees are more likely to borrow than the typical college student." Read more »

Tags: dynarski, economics of education, expertise, higher education

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

NYT columnist features work of Deborah Loewenberg Ball, MCEE

Joe Nocera, a columnist for The New York Times, has written about the work of Deborah Loewenberg Ball with the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness (MCEE) in an op-ed on June 16. Read more »

Tags: ball, expertise, teacher effectiveness, teacher quality

Monday, June 15, 2015

Susan Dynarski discusses student data collection in NYT

The New York Times’s June 14 Upshot column featured Susan Dynarski writing about issues surrounding privacy legislation aimed at student data collection. Read more »

Tags: dynarski, expertise, higher education

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