Luther Gulick

Donald F. Kettl, University of Maryland We’re creeping up on the 70th anniversary of an important milestone in public administration—the Brownlow Committee’s recommendations to strengthen the executive office of the president. As Franklin D. Roosevelt juggled an alphabet soup of new programs to recover from the Great Depression, he was handicapped by an antiquated executive … More Luther Gulick

Luther Gulick Papers Digital Access Project

We are pleased to invite scholars in Washington, DC and the surrounding region to a public talk on the creation of a digitized archive of Luther Gulick’s papers at Baruch College. Join us on Monday, Oct. 17 at noon in the Marvin Center, Rooms 402-404, The George Washington University, for a presentation by two archivists … More Luther Gulick Papers Digital Access Project

Disputatio Sine Fine: O’Connell, Yusuf, and Meier on evidence-based teacher accountability

The debate below is based on “Two models of teacher accountability: Toward an explanation for the disappointing results of some market-based school reforms” by Lenahan O’Connell and Juita-Elena Yusuf, published online September 7, 2015. There is a brief commentary by O’Connell and Yusuf, followed by a response from Ken Meier, and ending with a rejoinder … More Disputatio Sine Fine: O’Connell, Yusuf, and Meier on evidence-based teacher accountability