The Leicester City edition

On this week’s podcast, Mike Petrilli and Robert Pondiscio talk Trump, the role of test scores in determining school quality, and the opt-out movement. During the Research Minute, Amber Northern explains how the threat of NCLB sanctions reduced teacher absences.

Amber's Research Minute

Seth Gershenson, "Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (April 2016).