Dave Powell

Educational Research

Fixing the School Start Time Problem

Recently the six local school superintendents here where I live sent a brief survey to the community to try to figure out what to do about school start times. It was, indeed, a brief survey, but they ought to be commended for doing it. It needed to be done. The school start time problem is […]

Pay Teachers More? Of Course We Should

There is an old argument about teaching and teacher pay making the rounds, masquerading as a powerful new insight. The argument is that improving the working conditions of teachers is more important than raising teacher pay. Or, to put it another way: “Just Paying Teachers More Won’t Stop Them From Quitting.” If you read the article […]

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