Fordham Institute

Fordham Institute

@educationgadfly

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Non-profit education think tank dedicated to educational excellence and education reform.

Washington, DC
Joined on April 07, 2009
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"The combination of school closures, plunging enrollment & economic dislocation has made this an extraordinarily good time to rethink school spending," @rickhess99 and @bwrighted say in @NRO. "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck" explains how. https://t.co/BZkblQJsc8

The Covid-19 pandemic is widening achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged children. But a promising way to mitigate that is high-dosage tutoring, says an @EdReformNowUSA report. It's a proven way to boost the learning of struggling students. https://t.co/VIeTZCtBOX

A new book from Doug Lemov and his Teach Like a Champion colleagues helps teachers improve online lessons. It offers our best shot to make the best of the turbulent and unpredictable school year that’s now upon us, ready or not, writes Robert Ponidiscio. https://t.co/mdCZKp0oOy

From pods to homeschooling, Covid-19 is upending what parents think about school, and inspiring enterprising individuals and imaginative policymakers to create new ways to support parents' demands for change. Will all this stick when the pandemic is over? https://t.co/P6yzYVnTBh

State assessments matter, even in a pandemic. They gauge where students stand against grade-level expectations, measure proficiency alongside grades and diagnostic tests, and will help us track progress as we move through and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. https://t.co/DHvNVUVpGN

"It seems wasteful to spend 2.5x as much and not get the same result, and morally it's not good either. When schools embrace high-cost strategies, they inadvertently ration these services" —Nathan Levenson in "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck." https://t.co/QmeMlO0E3V https://t.co/ugDZwgAkv4

"It seems wasteful to spend 2.5x as much and not get the same result, and morally it's not good either. When schools embrace high-cost strategies, they inadvertently ration these services" —Nathan Levenson in "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck." https://t.co/QmeMlO0E3V https://t.co/ugDZwgAkv4

On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, @ednavigate CEO Timothy Daly joins Mike Petrilli and David Griffith to discuss @CampKinda, a free online summer resource that was designed to keep students engaged and curious while they were stuck at home. https://t.co/k9Cx3QwcYk

If current conditions persist into next year and beyond, demand for choice will almost certainly increase even further, as a large number of parents keep their children at home. Dale Chu explains how states can meet that rising demand. https://t.co/VJUMBlJssd

NEW BOOK: "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck," edited by Rick Hess and Brandon Wright, published by @TCPress, and featuring contributions from twelve experts in their respective fields. Order it now. https://t.co/QmeMlO0E3V https://t.co/j7czEXBf5w

NEW BOOK: "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck," edited by Rick Hess and Brandon Wright, published by @TCPress, and featuring contributions from twelve experts in their respective fields. Order it now. https://t.co/QmeMlO0E3V https://t.co/j7czEXBf5w

No, academic acceleration for high achievers doesn't harm to their social and emotional development, finds a new study. Plus it has long been shown to significant boost learning. https://t.co/8jHgUdhD7N

The nation’s oldest voucher program is associated with sharply lower rates of felony convictions and paternity suits, finds a new study, suggesting we should talk more about the importance of school culture, and not just test scores, says Robert Pondiscio. https://t.co/mAZQs3RkvT

As US education enters a period of significant challenges, including Covid-19 shortfalls, “Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck” will be a valuable guide for how to spend dollars wisely. @TCPress @rickhess99 @bwrighted @educationgadfly  https://t.co/6tSdnBQrD0 https://t.co/6FqCtf41Aj

As US education enters a period of significant challenges, including Covid-19 shortfalls, “Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck” will be a valuable guide for how to spend dollars wisely. @TCPress @rickhess99 @bwrighted @educationgadfly https://t.co/6tSdnBQrD0 https://t.co/6FqCtf41Aj

We must consider and be wary of the costs of long-term “social distancing”—especially for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Given the brain's development during those years, isolating small children is likely causing lasting harm, says Victoria McDougald. https://t.co/qBnS0cWBiv

The Covid-19 pandemic is widening achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged children. But a promising way to mitigate that is high-dosage tutoring, says an @EdReformNowUSA report. It's a proven way to boost the learning of struggling students. https://t.co/VIeTZCtBOX

Now, more than ever, money matters most for schools when it is spent in smart ways that improve teaching and learning, write @rickhess99 and @bwrighted for @TCPress about their edited volume out today, "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck." https://t.co/5cSLyf42kq

On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, @ednavigate CEO Timothy Daly joins @MichaelPetrilli and David Griffith to discuss @CampKinda, a free online summer resource that was designed to keep students engaged and curious while they were stuck at home. https://t.co/k9Cx3QwcYk

"Increases in spending have been greatly outpacing growth in academic achievement—measured by 4th-grade, 8th-grade and 12th-grade scores on NAEP." —@redandexpert in "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck." 

Schools can do better with their dollars. https://t.co/QmeMlO0E3V https://t.co/JI1LT1nMi1

"Increases in spending have been greatly outpacing growth in academic achievement—measured by 4th-grade, 8th-grade and 12th-grade scores on NAEP." —@redandexpert in "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck." Schools can do better with their dollars. https://t.co/QmeMlO0E3V https://t.co/JI1LT1nMi1

The Covid-19 pandemic is widening achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged children. But a promising way to mitigate that is high-dosage tutoring, says an @EdReformNowUSA report. It's a proven way to boost the learning of struggling students. https://t.co/VIeTZCLcGv

Schools can do better with the dollars they have, especially re pensions and benefits, staffing, technology and operations. @rickhess99 and @bwrighted explain how in @NRO, drawing from their new edited volume "Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck." https://t.co/Wp7RZsMynw

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