Owen Davis is a New York-based writer focusing on education and social policy. He was an intern at The Nation. He tweets @of_davis.
The city has a new mayor with a progressive mandate, but its schools are reeling from the market-based reforms Cory Booker introduced.
PISA’s reductive test score dumps prevent nuanced debate.
The knowledge that students can forgo tests without repercussions has emboldened parents across the state.