Category – Education Policy

May 5, 2015

KERA TV Program Features Reasoning Mind’s Work in Dallas

As part of a three-part series on the state of education, Reasoning Mind Vice Chairman Forrest Hoglund sat down with Dennis McCuistion, host of McCuistion TV, and Linus Wright, former superintendent of Dallas ISD and undersecretary of education under President Ronald…

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July 11, 2014

What You Need to Know About the FCC Vote

The Federal Communications Commission will discuss and likely cast a vote today to modernize the nearly two decades old E-Rate program, increasing and freeing up funds to add Wifi connections to millions of classrooms. Three out of five schools in…

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May 23, 2014

2012-2013 Reasoning Mind Impact Report Released

Our students, teachers and partners worked extremely hard in the 2012-2013 school year and our research team is excited to share the results of that hard work. Here are the key findings: It works. The more objectives students successfully completed…

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April 23, 2014

Know Your Data: The Regression Analysis

What is a regression analysis? A regression analysis is a statistical tool used to identify relationships between variables. For example, if a researcher wanted to determine if there was a relationship with people with blue hair and a predisposition for…

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April 11, 2014

Why Every Student Needs to Master Mental Math

If you place a new piece of music in front of an accomplished professional musician, he or she likely will be able to play at least the main melody and harmony lines without a struggle. An experienced “sight reader” can…

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April 9, 2014

The New SAT and Algebra: What Every Parent Needs to Know

The College Board unveiled the  new SAT  at the SXSWedu conference last month. Optional essay, “real world” contexts, and no more esoteric vocabulary words — the changes are many. Test takers beginning in 2016 also will see a new math section that…

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