Curmudgucation Digest (July 26)
Quotes and lessons and reformy baloney.
We don't use the word "love" often enough in discussing education. Watch a video of someone doing a good job of it.
Balancing the needs of an individual child against the health of the system.
Chris Barbic is leaving his ASD job, and he shared some of what he learned. Let me clarify a couple of those lessons.
This is not from an educator or a piece of writing about education, but this quote hit me right in the brainpan.
How are new teachers supposed to get off to a good start.
A privatizer who's headed for Maine is a fine example of how folks make a living in that world (privatizing, not Maine).
Turns out some charter operators would like to replace No Excuses with Some Excuses. Who knew that poverty mattered?
If you have $4 million, what will that get you. If you're Campbell Brown, it will get you a poorly argued blog post from William Bennett.
PA Senator Mike Fowler is a little confused on where the money goes in a school system.
In which I actually tracked the legendary teacher shortage through all fifty states.