Monthly Archives: July 2019

Incentives and Education

I’ve always had an interest in politics and education, and I’ve noticed the ways policies affect the classroom, especially in performance and funding, in ways officials might not have considered. For example… Basing teacher ratings on an additional test for … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering Terminology

I read a political column where someone blamed gerrymandering for the 2016 presidential election. Gerrymandering has a specific definition. It’s not supposed to refer to every policy in which one group has a disproportionate influence in elections (although this confusion … Continue reading

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