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March 01, 2012

This Absurd Takeover of Our Public Life

I've been so used to trying to persuade powerful people that we can't base good schooling on simple tools of "measurement" that I forgot that truly they don't care.

February 02, 2012

Reminders of What's Possible

There is no perfect curriculum, but I base my preferences on precisely the principles underlying democracy. It's our teacherly obligation to consider what students will "need" to join fully into the life of a democratic community.

January 19, 2012

Thoughts on Japan & Julia Richman

Yes, there have been and will continue to be "turnarounds" that work. But if we see the turnaround as a method of getting "rid" of people—teachers or kids—we'll misuse its potential.


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