‘You can’t have that data’: 19 months of stonewalling by ed bureaucrats

By Laura Devaney
February 26th, 2013

In state after state, critics of education reform try to get data from state education departments to see for themselves how well things are really going and they get stonewalled. The Washington Post reports the story of one such data-retrieving effort, by Aaron Pallas, professor of sociology and education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Pallas writes the Sociological Eye on Education blog — where this first appeared — for The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, non-partisan education-news outlet affiliated with the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura