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April 15, 2015

Hiring Teachers for Their Potential in South African Blended Learning Schools

Understanding that the need for high quality education in South Africa is urgent, we have adopted a recruitment and selection strategy at SPARK that focuses more on hiring for potential than on hiring for current capability.

April 13, 2015

Why Every Teacher Can (and Needs to) Bust Out of the Cage

Classroom teachers have more power to change a school than they think.

April 09, 2015

Teachers Throwing Out Grades: It's Happening For Real

How does a movement take form, you may ask? It starts with an idea and then a few people who are willing to take action. That action creates a stir and perhaps inspires some and angers others, but real change starts to happen. This is how Teachers Throwing Out Grades (#TTOG) began. Read on to find out more about this growing movement.

April 07, 2015

Social Studies Is Dead; Long Live Social Studies!

A former student of mine stopped in yesterday with a story to tell—and a good one, at that.

March 31, 2015

No, Really, Don't Become a Teacher... Unless You Do This

Nancie Atwell just one the "Nobel Prize of Teaching," and promptly warned young people not to become teachers. I don't blame her for the frustration, but here's my attempt to be a little more hopeful.

March 27, 2015

Why New Orleans Matters

Welcome to the new blog, Urban Education: Lessons from New Orleans. The premise for the blog is simple: The school reforms put in place in New Orleans after the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina--nearly 10 years ago--represent one of the most important events in U.S. K-12 education policy in the last century.

March 24, 2015

Is It Time to Abolish the School Board?

Maybe it's sour grapes, or maybe it's a great idea: I just can't stop thinking about the possibilities that would open up if we just abolished the local school board.

March 24, 2015

Why Are Schools Closed, and What Should Happen Next?

This week Deborah Meier and Joe Nathan discuss what when a school should be closed, and what should happen along with that decision.

March 19, 2015

Is It Ever Appropriate to Close a School?

When we see the coming and going of schools as just the market at work, we're in trouble.

March 19, 2015

Why Is Achievement Rising in Some Countries, Going Down in Others?

Australian education expert Geoff Masters looks at the reforms that have boosted student performance in the world's rapidly improving education systems and finds that they do not use market-based strategies, but instead focus on developing strong teachers and school leaders throughout the entire school system.

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