Dana Goldstein

3 articles

Inexcusable Absences

Truancy is punishable by fines, probation, and in some cases throwing parents in prison. Does any of that really keep kids in school?


Teach for America's Next Act

The organization is listening to criticism — and changing.


The Test Generation

What happens in the classroom when a state begins to evaluate all teachers, at every grade level, based on how well they “grow” their students’ test scores? Colorado is about to find out.