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Could we identify the ideal address for that new charter’s building? Could we accurately predict state legislators’ voting behavior on tenure reform proposals? Could we identify the 100 conditions likeliest to prepare third graders for success on AP exams 10 years later?
Implicit in all of these questions is the “should” element. Just because we might be able to do something doesn’t mean we ought to. This brand of worry, however, barely registers in the article. And it might barely register among edu-technocrats. But as you know, I hand-wring about such things.