It's been three years and 111 posts. It's time to say goodbye to the K-12 Contrarian.
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August 11, 2017
December 02, 2016
I'll say it: creating more opportunities for choice without making any attempt to establish a baseline of quality is not just irresponsible, it's unconscionable. Yet it looks like exactly what we're about to do. Buckle your seatbelts, folks.
October 22, 2016
Should people who fund charter schools also be funding research studies on charter school effectiveness? If that seems like a conflict of interest to you, you're not alone.
October 18, 2016
School choice is all the rage in education right now, but, to me, the only choice we need to make is this one: we need to commit to public education for everybody, not just for those lucky enough to win an enrollment lottery or lucky enough to have parents who live in the right zip code.
February 26, 2016
One of our local schools made the paper recently for not doing enough to raise the test scores of its students. Whether that's true or not is an open question.
February 19, 2016
A lot has been said about the video that surfaced recently of the charter school teacher belittling her student for not doing what was on her paper. That teacher's boss, Eva Moskowitz, may have more in common with Richard Nixon, of all people, than you'd think.