Curmudgucation Digest (September 28)
Here's what was happening last week at that other blog...
There's a business model out there for running businesses with independent contractors-- workers who are gievn independence from benefits and pensions. Is it the goal for school managers?
Reformsters warn us that too many college freshmen need remediation. Is there an explanation other than "public high school suck"?
Does it matter that the Common Core is copyrighted?
In which I discover successful edu-blogger Katie Knight, who seems capable of calling out baloney, but then feels the need to apologize for it. Could we not do that, please?
CRPE has some new ideas about accountability. Okay, actually they don't-- but they do have some new ability to identify real obstacles to their goals.
If reformy stuff is so fabulous, why is so much of it shrouded in secrecy?
The great leveling debate erupted again this week. Here's what it was overlooking.
In which I try to think of all the possible reasons that teachers have not been included in the public education discussions of the last decade.
Education-- particularly education finance-- has become an issue of the PA gubernatorial race. Can we sort through the rhetoric?