Guest blogger Robert Pondiscio passes the baton to Eric Kalenze today, who shares three sound ideas for practitioners facing schooling uncertainty.
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June 12, 2020
June 10, 2020
"Plans for the coming school year are being optimized for public health, not teaching and learning," says guest blogger Robert Pondiscio.
June 08, 2020
Civil society runs on cooperation and trust; hyper-partisanship defeats it, says guest blogger Robert Pondiscio, who notes that citizenship is the forgotten purpose of education.
June 05, 2020
"Keeping the focus on students and their communities is essential to the work we do as educators," says guest blogger Irvin Scott.
June 03, 2020
Today, guest blogger Irvin Scott describes his conversations with teachers and a principal who talk candidly about the impact of working online.
June 01, 2020
My goal This week is to give voice to those on the front lines—parents, teachers, school and system leaders, and of course, students, says Irvin Scott.
May 29, 2020
Now that DeVos' school choice agenda has made support for charters the third rail of Democratic party politics, it's fair to expect some challenging times ahead for TFA, says Helen Baxendale.
May 27, 2020
Helen Baxendale explains how Teach For America channeled the post-NCLB zeitgeist in the 2000s and soon became a standard element in the ambitious superintendent's performance-improvement toolkit.
May 26, 2020
Helen Baxendale explores how TFA, which began as a quixotic proposal from a senior thesis, garnered sufficient support to get off the ground and why the teachers' unions didn't simply nip it in the bud in the '90s.
May 22, 2020
"All the psychic and economic pain we're seeing right now will be compounded if the pandemic produces a drop in college enrollment and completion. We'll simply lock in our losses for years to come," says Stefanie Sanford.