Tom Loveless

Tom Loveless is an education researcher and former senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. From 2000–2017, he authored The Brown Center Report on American Education, an annual report analyzing important trends in education. Loveless has published widely in scholarly journals and appeared in popular media to discuss school reform, student achievement, and other education topics. His newest book is Between the State and the Schoolhouse, which dissects the history and outcomes of the Common Core State Standards.

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Does Detracking Promote Educational Equity

Does Detracking Promote Educational Equity

Tracking is back in the news. Controversy erupted in Virginia earlier this year when a proposal was floated requiring every student to take the same math class through 10th grade. The idea was quickly abandoned, with officials explaining that it’s “just a thought process right now.”

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