Following Michelle Rhee, Julian Vasquez-Heilig, and Andy Smarick, the latest guest on the blog is Paul Reville.
Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss whether policy elites are improving, or harming the educational system.
It seems that for every complex issue, there is competing research to cite. Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss.
Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss the pursuit of educational policy changes through the courts.
In this post, Jack Schneider makes the case that funding matters and that current efforts are inadequate. Andy Smarick, on the other hand, thinks funding can't be an excuse for low performance.
Lots of very tricky issues will need to be worked out if No Child Left Behind is going to be fixed and reauthorized. Jack Schneider and Andy Smarick discuss.
Charter theories are sometimes built on the idea of school "fit." At other times, they're based on the notion that the free market knows best. Andy Smarick and I discuss.
Andy Smarick believes that kids would be better off with a system entirely composed of charters. I disagree.
If you can say only a little about Ferguson, say one thing.
Stay tuned as Andy Smarick and I take up topics like charter schools, the Common Core, and teacher evaluation.