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Ulrich Boser Archives

Do Schools Challenge Our Students?

book_alt2 icon Report Ulrich Boser and Lindsay Rosenthal explain why we need to find new and better ways to provide students with the knowledge and skills that they need to succeed.

by Ulrich Boser and Lindsay Rosenthal | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Race to the Top: What Have We Learned from the States So Far?

book_alt2 icon Report Ulrich Boser digs into Race to the Top and gets a better sense of what exactly is happening within the states that won the grants.

by Ulrich Boser | Monday, March 26, 2012

GOP Can Learn from the Gipper on Education

Ronald Reagan did not believe that Washington could do much to solve our nation’s most pressing social problems. Except, it seems, when it came to education. The Great Gipper was among the first to understand the scope of our nation’s education crisis, and his administration pushed for the federal government to take a bigger role […]

by Ulrich Boser | Thursday, February 2, 2012

Teacher Diversity Matters

book_alt2 icon Report Policymakers must show the necessary leadership and answer the call for an effective and diverse teacher workforce, writes Ulrich Boser.

by Ulrich Boser | Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Phantom Menace

Ulrich Boser and Diana Epstein dismantle a report from the Fordham Institute alleging that school accountability systems might be dumbing down our best and brightest.

by Ulrich Boser and Diana Epstein | Friday, October 14, 2011

A Way Forward

book_alt2 icon Report CAP's Education Team outlines how Congress should move forward with the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

by Jeremy Ayers, Cynthia G. Brown, Ulrich Boser, Raegen Miller, and Theodora Chang | Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Advancing Teacher and Principal Effectiveness

book_alt2 icon Report Ulrich Boser and Robin Chait give four recommendations on how to improve teacher and principal effectiveness.

by Ulrich Boser and Robin Chait | Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Truth About Performance Pay for Teachers

Robin Chait and Ulrich Boser explain why reforming the way teachers are paid signals to teachers that their performance matters.

by Robin Chait and Ulrich Boser | Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Ulrich Boser

Ulrich Boser is a Senior Fellow at American Progress; he examines education, crime, and other social issues. He is currently working on a book about learning, which is tentatively titled Learning to Learn: Why Being Smart in the Information Age Isn’t Important—and Why Learning Is. Boser has served as a contributing editor for U.S. News […]

| Monday, November 2, 2009