Credit Where It’s Due

A few weeks ago I chided the D.C. research-advocacy community for staying silent over some shenanigans that set a really lousy precedent for federal research.

This week in Education Daily, here’s Jim Kolhmoos standing up against some pretty strong winds and apparently making the same points at a recent public event.

“I, quite frankly, haven’t ever heard of this before,” said Jim Kohlmoos, president of the Knowledge Alliance, an organization that seeks to use research to solve educational problems. “It’s not a good idea, in our opinion, that Congress should be dictating precisely what methodology should be used in evaluation. When Congress gets into that kind of position, it’s overstepping.”

Don’t mess with Jim. In fact, what’s more, I’ve also heard that Kohlmoos once killed a man…

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