A story in the Jan. 31, 2007, issue of Education Week about upcoming elections in the Chicago Teachers Union gave the incorrect date for an article on Deborah Lynch in the newspaper’s archives. The date is June 5, 2002.
A story in the Jan. 24 issue on bid specifications for a new five-year What Works Clearinghouse contract should have said the current contract is worth $23.4 million. The story also should have made clear that while the clearinghouse gives its highest ratings to randomized-control studies, it also considers other kinds of studies that compare treatment and control groups.
The credit line for a Commentary by Saul Cooperman in the Jan. 24 issue misstated his current position. He is now the chairman of the Academy for Teaching and Leadership in Far Hills, N.J.
A version of this article appeared in the February 07, 2007 edition of Education Week