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The Will to Quantify: The “Bottom Line” in the Market Model of Education Reform

by Leo M. Casey
This article provides an analysis of the recent publication of the value-added measurements found in the Teacher Data Reports of the New York City Department of Education.
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The Chimera of Validity

by Eva L. Baker
This article approaches the evolving concept of validity of assessments, moving from the scholarship of the past, to the constraints and demands of the present. The use of technology and globalization are raised as challenges to future approaches to validity.
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Book Reviews

Qualitative Research: A Reader in Philosophy, Core Concepts, and Practice

by Lucinda Carspecken, Phil Francis Carspecken, & Barbara Dennis (Eds.)
reviewed by Derek A Hutchinson & Mary Lynn Hamilton


Teacher Education for Social Justice: Perspectives and Lessons Learned

by Luciana C. De Oliveira
reviewed by Rick Ayers & Sumer Seiki


Student Writing: Give it a Generous Reading

by Lucy K. Spence
reviewed by Thomas M. McCann


Technology-Based Assessments for 21st Century Skills: Theoretical and Practical Implications from Modern Research

by Michael C. Mayrath, Jody Clarke-Midura, & Daniel H. Robinson (Eds.)
reviewed by Sousan Arafeh


Building Bridges from High Poverty Communities, to Schools, to Productive Citizenship: A Holistic Approach to Addressing Poverty through Exceptional Educational Leadership

by Lisa Bass & Susan C. Faircloth
reviewed by Hilary Lustick

Education researcher Guillermo Solano-Flores discusses his co-authored paper, Complexity of Illustrations in PISA 2009 Science Items and Its Relationship to the Performance of Students from Shanghai-China, the United States, and Mexico. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Queer/of Color Students and the Importance of Education History

by Jess Clawson
This commentary discusses why, if education policymakers and practitioners do not have a grounding in education history, they cannot adequately meet the needs of queer/of color students. Education history in indispensable to policymakers, administrators, and practitioners in adequately educating marginalized students.

Annual Yearbooks for 2015

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2015.

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