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William Mckenzie

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Editorial Director, Bush Center — The 74

Editorial Director @thebushcenter, Editor, The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute

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A big takeaway from Bush Institute 2017 interviews with education leaders is that school accountability needs to lead to better supports for classrooms so students can improve. https://t.co/fyyihdDxD3
Here are five reasons schools need to use data, but use it faster. It does no good if results from a state test take forever to get into the hands of teachers. They need info fast to correct deficits. https://t.co/NpThnF0RVJ
We need to know whether students are achieving, but school accountability systems can get too hard to fathom. Here are five ways to keep accountability simple: https://t.co/De9q9MrRF9
Ten reasons education leaders think raising academic standards, testing students to determine whether they grasp them, and assigning consequences to the results still matter. https://t.co/eUKMiLHc1k
In The A Word, Danny King, a top Texas superintendent: We need to find the right balance and level of testing.  http://www.bushcenter.org/publications/articles/2017/11/a-word-dking.html 
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