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The Answer Sheet Archive: Monty Neill

Poll on NCLB: Americans want overhaul (but does Congress?)

A new USA Today/Gallup poll shows that a strong majority of Americans support a major overhaul of No Child Left Behind or total elimination of the law. The question is what Congress will do.

By Valerie Strauss  | February 9, 2011; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Monty Neill, No Child Left Behind  | Tags:  arne duncan, esea, low-performing schools, nclb, nclb overhaul, nclb poll, nclb sanctions, no child left behind, no child left behind reauthorization, poll on no child left behind, school reform  
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Test scores can't prove whether teacher experience matters

People such as Bill Gates and Arne Duncan who say teacher experience doesn't matter much are relying on standardized test scores for evidence, even though the tests fail to provide adequate evidence for drawing such a conclusion.

By Valerie Strauss  | December 23, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Monty Neill, Standardized Tests, Teacher assessment, Teachers  | Tags:  arne duncan, standardized tests, teacher assessment, teacher evalution, teachers, test scores  
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