Amber Northern

Amber Northern is senior vice president for research at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, where she supervises the Institute’s studies and research staff.

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Perspective | Students learn more from North Carolina teachers who are ‘tough graders’

It’s long been said that children rise to the expectations of the trusted adults in their lives, and research has...


Grade inflation in high schools

Although the vast majority of American parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level, in reality two-thirds...