The Third Estate
What Is The Third Estate?
What Has It Been Until Now In The Political Order?
What Does It Want To Be?

Encyclopedia Britannica, RIP

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Very sad.
Posted by Arbitrista @ 7:24 AM

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On The Future of the Republican Party

Saturday, March 10, 2012
Pretty soon rather than the Right Wing we'll need to start calling them the White Wing.
Posted by Arbitrista @ 10:16 AM

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What's Wrong With Value-Added Models

Thursday, March 08, 2012
For those interested in education policy, and more specifically in the recent trend towards tying teacher personnel policy to individual student test scores, I would point you to a devastating series of analyses by Gary Rubinstein. He's taken a look at New York City's release of teacher VAM data and found some predictably disturbing results. The short version: VAM isn't going to work.
Posted by Arbitrista @ 9:33 AM

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