On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Mike Cohen, former president of Achieve, and Laura Slover, CEO of CenterPoint Education Solutions, join Mike Petrilli to discuss their paper on the future of standards-based school reform, as well as Chester Finn’s and Dale Chu’s responses to it. Then, on the Research Minute, Amber Northern reviews a study on how different concentrations in high school career-technical programs affect participants’ college majors.
- Michael Cohen and Laura Slover’s FutureEd paper, “Unfinished Agenda: The Future of Standards-Based School Reform,” released June 2022.
- Chester E. Finn, Jr.’s critique of Cohen and Slover’s article: “Can we revise standards-based reform?”
- Dale Chu’s review: “Relinquishment or instructional coherence: What’s the right goal for districts?”
- Zeyu Xu and Ben Backes, “Linkage Between Fields of Concentration in High School Career-Technical Education and College Majors,” CALDER (July 2022).
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