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Education Reform Topics
View some ideas listed in: Sifferlin, Alexandra A. "How To Make Schools Better For Kids." Time, 7 Sept. 2015, pp.36-37.
Morel ideas from Wikipedia on "Education Reform."
- Longer school day or school year
- After-school tutoring
- Charter schools, school choice, or school vouchers
- Smaller class sizes
- Improved teacher quality
- Improved training
- Higher credential standards
- Generally higher pay to attract more qualified applicants
- Performance bonuses ("merit pay")
- Firing low-performing teachers
- Internet and computer access in schools
- Track and reduce drop-out rate
- Track and reduce absenteeism
- English-only vs. bilingual education
- Mainstreaming special education students
- Content of curriculum standards and textbooks
- Funding, neglected infrastructure, and adequacy of educational supplies
- Student rights
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