When will the weight of deception bring the corporate reform project crashing down? For some, the day of reckoning has come already.
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August 02, 2013
July 30, 2013
The panelists in the Fordham Institute's "Opt Out or Cop Out" discussion clearly enjoyed their surrealistic discussion of "accountability." They speculated on fanciful scenarios for micromanaging educators that were so disconnected from reality as to recall panelist Charlie Barone's tweet about "Dad...
July 25, 2013
Teachers themselves are not, unfortunately, going to eliminate poverty, even if we get rid of the "bad" ones supposedly responsible for poor test scores.
July 22, 2013
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?
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 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 09, 2013
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.
July 06, 2013
A new study sheds startling light on a strong connection between high school exit exams and rates of incarceration.
July 03, 2013
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.
July 01, 2013
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.