Armed with convincing data, our movement will earn a larger seat at the education reform table.
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June 25, 2013
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 13, 2013
Why do those with a real choice elect for very small class sizes, highly credentialed and experienced staff, attention to the aesthetics of the environment, plenty of outdoor space, no dearth of arts of all sorts ...
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.
June 06, 2013
One cannot judge the success of a school or student (or a president!) without prior agreement about what we mean by success.
June 04, 2013
We're talking about public schools, after all--and the public has a right to demand certain results from its investment.
May 22, 2013
How do we sustain good schools so that over time there are more and more of them? I think networks of schools are a useful added component.
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 16, 2013
We need a diversity of attempted solutions;mistakes must be honored, not attacked.