Six myths in the New York Times math article by Elizabeth Green

By Brown Center on Education Policy on Friday, August 8th, 2014 in Common Core

NEW YORK – The July 27, 2014 edition of the New York Times Sunday Magazine featured an article by Elizabeth Green entitled “Why Do Americans Stink at Math?” In this blog post, I identify six myths promulgated in that article.


Big Data wins the war on Christmas

By Brown Center on Education Policy on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 in Commentary, Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The holiday seasons of 2012 and 2013 in the education world have been dominated by the release of new international test-score data.