Mismeasurement of gaps in LCAPs: bad arithmetic, bad logic

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: accountability, gap analysis, LCAP, Policy|

The serious subject of gaps has been a hot one for more than five decades. The Coleman Report of 1966 was the first moment in my lifetime when leaders shined a light on inequities in schools. Prior Supt. of Public [...]

Two researchers’ works on gap analysis deserve attention

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: gap analysis, research|

I confess. I read research. When looking for guidance, for a challenge, for opportunities to make better sense of education data, I look toward those in the social sciences who do this best. My work requires it. My curiosity begs [...]