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The Answer Sheet Archive: Sean Slade

The carrot, the stick ... or something else?

We keep trying to get kids to go to school and study with carrots and sticks -- but maybe both approaches are wrong.

By Valerie Strauss  | December 17, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Learning, Sean Slade  | Tags:  chronic truancy, paying for grades, sean slade, student truancy, truancy  
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What other countries are really doing in education

For a while education mavens keep pointing to other countries as models for education reform. Let's look at what some of them are really doing. Guess what? It's not what we're doing.

By Valerie Strauss  | November 2, 2010; 9:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Sean Slade  | Tags:  arne duncan, education finland, education singapore, finland, finland schools, finland teachers, singapore, teachers  
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