Recently in Media Watch Category

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   >   >>  

October 31, 2007

Dirty Tricks Against NYC Education Critic

When an oped piece came out yesterday criticizing Diane Ravitch for flip-flopping on her criticisms of various Bloomberg school reform ideas, some folks (Whitney, Andy and the performance pay mafia) seemed pretty happy about it. Today, however, Elizabeth Green in the NY Sun reports that the column...

October 30, 2007

Dropout Mania

Wondering what this whole "dropout factory" thing is about? Me, too. Check out AP's interactive map here to see the national view and see where your state fits in. There's also district by district information if you click on the state map here.

October 26, 2007

Friday Fodder

EIA Mike finds that not everyone on the left likes Al Shanker (Tough Lefties). I bet famous people wished they had control over what schools get named after them (Colin Powell charter school to close). Eduwonk mocks the AFT for incoherence and more (Terry Moe Hamstrings The AFT). Whitney Tilson ha...

October 25, 2007

Today's Best Education Stories

The earliest roundup of education stories each day usually comes from, anywhere from 4 am onwards. My own "Big Stories Of The Day" supposedly shows up at 9 am Eastern. But there are a bunch of others that come out later and are often better, or at least complementary. For example, Ed...

October 25, 2007

Local Union Leader Seeks To Sue Education Blogger

You know you've really arrived as a blogger (or are going to hell for being a bad person) when someone wants to find out who you are and sue you for libel. That's what's happening in one Oregon district, where, according to EIA Mike, the local union president is so disgusted and upset by what's bei...

October 24, 2007

Reporter Arrested On The Sidewalk Outside Miami Central High

So there's a reporter in Miami working on a story about school violence who's told to move off the sidewalk by school board police -- on camera -- and refuses. He was arrested, and now he's being charged with trespassing and unlawful possession of a handgun, which he has a permit to carry.

October 24, 2007

Covering Education Well

Whether you're a reporter who wants to know how to cover education better, or an educator who wants to know how reporters look at things, you'll be happy to know about this collection of essays about covering schools that includes: What I Wish I Had Known as an Education Reporter (Christina Asquith)...

October 24, 2007

Bringing Race (and Poverty) Back Into Education Reporting

There aren't many reporters covering the race or poverty beat these days, much less the family beat that LynNell Hancock advocated in a HotSeat interview last year. So I was pleasantly surprised to get a call from Jonathan Tilove (pictured), who writes about race for the 26 papers that make up the ...

October 22, 2007

On The HotSeat: Scott Reeder On Teacher Misconduct

Every couple of years, Springfield Illinois reporter Scott Reeder (pictured) puts out a big package of news stories that includes lots of new data and some surprising findings. This year, it's about teachers who stray off the path and should -- theoretically -- not be allowed to teach any more. I...

October 22, 2007

Alternative College Rankings Make Colbert Report

In case you missed it, check out Washington Monthly editor Paul Glastris on the Colbert Report from last week, talking about the magazine's alternative ranking of colleges: Click here to read the entire package.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   >   >>  


Recent Comments

  • Betsy Combier: Corruption is all about money, as we all know from read more
  • thegumbler: anyway anybody shootin off about video games blows solid read more
  • Martha: Obama is not for merit pay persay: he favors a read more
  • bob: he's ugly read more
  • Wilbert Moore: The following is a copy of the text of the read more




Technorati search

» Blogs that link here