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July 03, 2007

Racism Watch, Part 2

Folks in Chicago are ripping me a new one for stereotyping Spanish speakers and spreading degrading notions with that post about "Ask A Mexican!" and a follow-up one I did just to fan the flames of immigration reform frustration. Check it out here and here.

July 02, 2007

EdWeek's Online Extravaganza

You might not know it, but EdWeek has lots of other blogs -- seven of them -- and lots of other original online content to check out that's probably much more timely and interesting than anything you'll find here. Even better, now there's a fancy new widget thing on the right side of the page to ma...

June 27, 2007

Blogging...On Facebook

In the search for more readers (customers), political candidates, marketers, and bloggers have all been trying to get themselves into the fast-growing "social networking" worlds of MySpace, Friendster, and Facebook. That's where all the eyeballs are. So we'll see what happens now that blog posts fr...

June 20, 2007

Mainstream Blogging's Perils & Pleasures

Forbes has a rundown on mainstream media outlets bringing in outside bloggers (via Romenesko). Time, the Boston Globe, the NYT, the Washington Post, and many other outlets have hired outside bloggers in the past couple of years. Perhaps the most famous is the former DC gossip columnist Wonkette, A...

May 22, 2007

More Misogyny And Anger (And Irony, Too) At The HuffPo

If you have absolutely nothing better to do, check out my latest screed over at the Huffington Post (Spellings Does Comedy), which combines my last few posts about Spellings and the media into one big pile of misogyny and anger (hence the ominous picture of Heath Ledger as The Joker in the upcoming...

May 20, 2007

The Best Of The Week (May 14-21)

Washington Watch Reading First Scandal Moves Up The Media Food Chain Why Spellings (Probably) Won't Get Canned Kameā€™enui KO'd: Reading First Official To Leave ED Campaign 2008 Edwards Rolls Out College Aid Plan Top Dem 2008 Candidates Have UPK Fever Candidates Begin To Talk Education... NCLB Not...

May 15, 2007

Complaints & Misunderstandings

Dear Readers: If you've got a question or concern about something you see on this blog -- and who doesn't, really? -- remember that you can post a comment directly on the site that I and everyone else will see. You don't have to email me individually, though you can. That way, whatever is on your...

May 10, 2007

Fashion Fun: We're On NPR

No, not really (though we have been in the past). This time, it's the Bryant Park Project, one of NPR's new blog/shows, which covers the Spellings testimony and gives us a shout out over our eye for fashion (and Spellings' repetitious dressing habits). Thanks, Matt!

May 06, 2007

Best Of The Week (April 30-May 4)

Posts Of The Week Work Smarter, Not Harder Spellings Denies Early Involvement In Reading First Campaign 2008 Education Shut Out (Again) During Debate What If Presidential Candidates Break Out Of The Mold? Can $60 Million Make A Difference? On The Hill Executive Privilege Over Reading First? Redac...

May 04, 2007

This Week In Education On The Huffington Post

You can check out my post about the Broad/Gates initiative here, along with education-related posts from the likes of Bracey, Ravitch, and others.

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