What Should we Measure and Why: The Uses and Limits of Data in Improving Education

A Discussion Between Richard Murnane & Howard Gardner
Moderated by David Leonhardt
Saturday, May 1, 2010

Our nation is investing enormous sums in generating more data than ever before about teachers, schools, and students. But will these data give us the information we need to make education better? And will we find the wisdom to use that information well? The nation’s premier economics reporter will moderate a discussion of these vital questions between two leading education researchers.

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