President Barack Obama has pushed the nation to consider how to support African-American boys; many urban school districts have been trying to address just that issue in recent years.
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July 23, 2013
July 17, 2013
whether at the K12 level or higher education, schools are facing the same push from Mr. Gates and his allies in business. Schools must serve employers, and must do it more cheaply than ever.
July 14, 2013
The future of our nation is created during the years students spend in schools. We hold the hope, as educators, that the talents of no child or adult get overlooked because of the physical body in which they come wrapped.
July 12, 2013
Many thousands of us have been fighting this battle for thirty and forty years and we remain relatively poor, isolated from the centers of power where big bucks are easy to acquire.
July 08, 2013
As an educator, a parent, and a human being, I'm sickened by the ways in which children around the world are made pawns in political and cultural battles. But when I go through the exercise of trying to "globalize" my own perspective, I see plenty of things at home to inspire tears and anger.
July 06, 2013
A new study sheds startling light on a strong connection between high school exit exams and rates of incarceration.
June 24, 2013
Investing resources in policy advocacy helps ensure that all teachers and education leaders have the support and resources needed to operate with the best practices possible.
June 23, 2013
Those who seek to profit from public education are parasites draining resources at an unprecedented scale. Parasites are inherently destructive to their hosts.
June 20, 2013
Badass Teachers stayed in the nation's toughest neighborhoods when everyone else left, amidst drug epidemics and drive by shootings, factory closing and fires
June 17, 2013
Perhaps this is naïve, but isn't it time to stop issuing one risky mandate after another on schools that are already overburdened?