The Gates Foundation has become influential in part due to its willingness to underwrite those who will speak in favor of its agenda.
what if TFA distanced itself from those who are destroying teacher unions, undermining due process, and redefining teacher quality as the ability to raise test scores?
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.
The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case will unfortunately reinforce the trauma that his death caused for people around the country
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.
The Allure of Order describes the latest technocratic reform as another effort to turn the clock back to the mentality of the Model T assembly line.
A new study sheds startling light on a strong connection between high school exit exams and rates of incarceration.
If we embrace the Common Core, and position ourselves as expert implementers, we cannot help but legitimize these standards as a solid set of benchmarks for student performance.
In the real world, there is no way that Common Core standards and assessments will be "fair to students" when they are used to evaluate teachers and close schools.
Teachers hold ourselves and our colleagues accountable for making learning happen in our schools. And now it is time to start holding those in power accountable as well.