Jack Schneider

Assoc. Prof. of Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Stories by Jack Schneider

A tipping point for school accountability?

New MCAS scores highlight the shortcomings of our test-based system for assessing schools and districts

New civics education law misses the mark

Thinking ‘civically’ can’t really be legislated

State school rankings ‘virtually worthless’

System mostly captures family background, not school quality

Moving beyond MCAS

Current measures of school quality are incomplete, inaccurate

Charter cap debate clouds original intent

Passing ballot question would stymie education innovation

What makes a Level 1 school?

State's measurements miss key factors