Robert Pondiscio: If being progressive means concern with how children are educated, not the outcome of that education, then what does it mean to be progressive?
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December 17, 2013
November 11, 2013
One of the unfortunate effects of our polarized education climate is that it makes enemies of people who might be able to add value to each other's work.
September 19, 2013
We also might want to consider that what we see as a clash of interests is really just a clash of ideology.
June 25, 2013
Armed with convincing data, our movement will earn a larger seat at the education reform table.
June 18, 2013
Many find it hard now to imagine being "just" lifelong classroom teachers or even principals for decades. Those "justs" are my heroes.
June 14, 2013
"The only innovative thing left to do in education reform is to stop innovating and find the experienced educators already succeeding."
June 11, 2013
But I will repeat my supposition that to make the biggest difference for the most children growing up in poverty, what we must do is offer them incredible schools.
May 21, 2013
The charter movement had it right from the get-go: Each school would have its own "charter" spelling out the results that it would be responsible for achieving.
May 13, 2013
What if the perfect for which you have spent decades championing really is the enemy of the good?
April 30, 2013
After fighting one war after another, at great cost, for democracy, we shame ourselves when we let it slip through our fingers so fast.