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Trusting Our Judgment: Measurement and Accountability for Educational Outcomes

by David Steiner
This article considers the value of the national move toward value-added measures and our current fascination with objective measurements – a fascination that stems from our collective distrust of our teachers and ourselves, and our reluctance to make judgments about the substantive narratives we teach students.
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The Politics of Testing When Measures “Go Public”

by Jeffrey R. Henig
This article, part of a special issue of TCR, considers the political dimensions of validity questions as raised by a keynote address and panel discussion originally held at Teachers College in March 2012.
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Book Reviews

Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology

by Michelle D. Miller
reviewed by Quinn Burke


Unaccompanied Minors: Immigrant Youth, School Choice, and the Pursuit of Equity

by Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj
reviewed by Barri Tinkler & Alan Tinkler


Leading Educational Change: Global Issues, Challenges, and Lessons on Whole-System Reform

by Helen Janc Malone
reviewed by Phyllis Gimbel

Education researcher Kadriye Ercikan discusses her co-authored paper, Cautions About Inferences From International Assessments: The Case of PISA 2009. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


The Harms of Excessive School Punishment

by Aaron Kupchik
This commentary reflects on the detrimental effects of excessive school security policies.

Annual Yearbooks for 2015

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

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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