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Correlation is Not Causation and Other Boring but Important Cautions for Interpreting Education Research - Ahead of the Heard
Journalists, as a general rule, use accessible language. Researchers, as a general rule, do not. So journalists who write about academic research and scholarship, like the reporters at Chalkbeat who cover school spending studies, can help disseminate research to education leaders since they write more plainly. But the danger is that it’s easy for research …