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March 01, 2013

Where We Disagree: Let's Discuss

How we conduct 12 or more years of our children's education is surely a sensitive topic, and hardly a trivial matter.

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.

May 10, 2012

The Left Wing of the Possible

our nation's most pressing educational problem remains the opportunity gap between the children of the haves and those of the have-nots; this gap has grown with the mounting social inequality of the last 40 years.

April 10, 2012

What Do Teachers Want?

The Scholastic-Gates Survey says in its conclusion that "On average, teachers work about 11 hours and 25 minutes a day."

March 27, 2012

The Pattern on the Rug

See the pattern on the rug? It grows clearer every day. It is not about improving education. It is not about helping our society become more literate and better educated. Follow the money. We are indeed a nation at risk.

March 13, 2012

Why Are Teachers So Upset?

It cannot be accidental that the sharp drop in teacher morale coincides with the efforts of people such as Michelle Rhee and organizations such as Education Reform Now and Stand for Children to end teacher tenure and seniority.

February 16, 2012

I May be Wrong ... But I Doubt It*

When will we stop worrying about our own organizational fiscal et al condition for a few days and call for united action?

February 07, 2012

Getting Real About Turnarounds

The turnaround approach assumes that it is bad principals and bad teachers who stand in the way of school improvement.

January 31, 2012

Does President Obama Know What Race to the Top Is?

Do you think that President Obama just doesn't understand that Race to the Top has encouraged states to double down on high-stakes testing? Maybe he doesn't realize that the strategies of his administration rely totally on test scores.

January 24, 2012

Will California Start a National Revolt Against Bad Ideas?

But I was inspired above all, because California has courageous, wise, and bold leadership that is prepared to stop the insanity that has undermined education across the nation.

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