Selected Media Mentions

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Radio and Television

NPR Morning Edition, “Is Refinancing Student Debt Really Good Policy?” Tamara Keith, August 21, 2015.

The Diane Rehm Show, “Rethinking Standardized Testing,” February 18, 2015.

Marketplace, “Poor Children, A New Majority in Public Schools,” Amy Scott, January 16, 2015.

NPR Morning Edition, “The Myth of the Superstar Superintendent?” Eric Westervelt, September 4, 2014.

Fox News Special Report with Bret Baier, “Who’s Really Getting Rich on Student Loans?” April 16, 2014.

NPR Morning Edition, “Congress Called On to Reverse Student Loan Rate Increase,” David Greene, July 8, 2013.

Print and Online

New York Times, “Surprise: Florida and Texas Excel in Math and Reading Scores,” David Leonhardt, October 26, 2015.

Washington Post, “Most College Students Literally Have No Idea How Much They’re Paying to Go to School,” Christopher Ingraham, December 11, 2014.

FiveThirtyEight, “Should States Spend Billions To Reduce Class Sizes?” Amelia Thomson-Deveaux, December 11, 2014.

New York Times, “The Reality of Student Debt Is Different from the Clichιs,” David Leonhardt, June 24, 2014.

Washington Post, “Study: State Defections from Common Core Testing Consortia Won’t Greatly Affect Costs,” Lyndsey Layton, October 30, 2013.

New York Times, “Scandal in Atlanta Reignites Debate Over Tests’ Role,” Motoko Rich, April 2, 2013.

New York Times, “For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall,” Jason DeParle, December 22, 2012.

New York Times, “Colleges Are Failing in Graduation Rates,” David Leonhardt, September 8, 2009.