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December 06, 2012

How Can We Make Schools a Center of Community Life?

I'd like to explore how parents, students, communities, and school staff can be decisionmakers, while sorting how the critical "who decides what" issues.

December 04, 2012

Working Within Constraints to Transform Schools

Schools like Brockton devise strategies based on the needs of their students, then organize themselves to meet them.

November 27, 2012

Moving Beyond the Polarized Debate

A big part of what is wrong with the current debate about reform is that it is dominated by what I think of as naïve optimists and radical pessimists. The naïve optimists are the ones promoting simplistic solutions like: "fire bad teachers," "lengthen the school day," ...

November 21, 2012

Seeking Common Ground, for Schools & Walmarts

The one thing though that we shouldn't and needn't give up is the neighborliness of schools, and that means changes in policy re. housing, highways, jobs, and more.

November 13, 2012

Time to Put Forward a New Reform Agenda

I don't think we need to produce a manifesto for change, but we do need to begin to outline some key steps that could be taken to move public education in a different direction.

November 08, 2012

What Next for K-12 Schools Post-Election?

When disaster strikes (like Sandy) we don't expect the police to volunteer their time, nor the firemen, nor doctors and nurses—although no doubt many do go above and beyond their obligations. But we do expect teachers to make up for the impact of poverty and austerity politics on schoolchildren.

November 01, 2012

Trust and Its Misuses

I am very concerned by the privatization tendency in all areas of life, and my colleagues at the International Education meeting in Brussels were worrying along the same lines. With austerity driving ever-increasing chasms between the rich and everyone else, I don't see what will stop it.

October 30, 2012

Challenging Assumptions About Educating 'Those Children'

Pedro Noguera, Deborah Meier, David Whitman, Luis Moll, Barbados, Sapphire Rhodes

September 27, 2012

What Bothers Me, Pedro ...

I rarely, Pedro, hear people blaming the medical profession for not coming up with a solution to America's poor health system; or the law profession for not being sure that every American who comes before a judge or jury is well-defended by a "great" attorney.

June 28, 2012

Is Trust a Reasonable Default Position?

The "push out" rate at charter schools—not to mention the already too high rate at regular public schools—is a frightening example of how we push and pull at the same time without much thought.

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