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What is FEPA? Does it have Surveillance State Potential?

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FEPA is short for the Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (S. 2046).  Jane Robbins is featured in this excellent short video where she explains what FEPA is and why it is not a good thing. Randy Osborne has a broadcast … Continue reading

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“Noncognitive” Factors: Are they Fair Game for Data Collection and Instruction?

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In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming … Continue reading

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