Education Report Roundup

School Reform Models

January 08, 2008 1 min read

A new paper argues that efforts to improve K-12 education need to break away from conventional forms of school and schooling with new models, and should place a heavy emphasis on efforts designed to increase student and teacher motivation.

Education Evolving, a think tank based in St. Paul, Minn., says in the January report that “system-level reforms”—such as standards and accountability, and choice and charter schooling—are not enough to bring about dramatic gains in student learning.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 09, 2008 edition of Education Week