Why is it apparently taboo for even social reformers to raise the need for policies that would correct the huge problem we have with poverty?
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November 14, 2010
November 12, 2010
Charter schools represent a critical step away from traditional public schools, where public money goes to a public entity run by democratically elected officials
November 08, 2010
The transfer of wealth we are experiencing will be felt by a whole generation of children, and affect school performance for years to come.
November 06, 2010
"I'm not looking to tweak No Child Left Behind," Kline said. "As far as I'm concerned, we ought to go in and look at the whole thing."
October 28, 2010
We will make the welfare of our students our most basic criterion for professional judgment. We have no greater accountability than that we owe our pupils.
October 19, 2010
If systemic change is going to come, it must come from within. It must draw on the capacity of our own teachers to grapple with the challenges they face.
October 18, 2010
If California is interested in the $700 million Race to the Top money there is an easier way.
October 09, 2010
This is a manifestation of monumental misconceptions, that begs to be refuted. Let's take it point by point.
October 01, 2010
We have arrived at a disturbing concept of what it means to be a "good teacher" in America - especially if you choose to work in schools where the students live in poverty.
September 30, 2010
Teachers do not see children as future widgets for the economy but as inquisitive, passionate beings with many, many gifts that are not reflected by a test score.