Tag Archives: Accountability

Doing Program Evaluation Scientifically

I was inspired to write this post after reflecting on James Boutin’s series of posts critiquing the construction and use of data in schools.  There are a lot of ways to screw up evaluations, beginning with misguided initial theories, terrible … Continue reading

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The Diminishing Power of the Public, Part 1: Nonprofits as Privatization

This is the first in a series of posts on privatization, the decline of public power, and its implications for democracy and the provision of public and social goods. A common argument among globalization’s flattening earth theorists is the assertion … Continue reading

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