Archive for the 'Law, Policy, and Ethics'

Is this what Iowa parents really want?

Iowa parents (and grandparents), is this what you elected our state legislature to do? Reduce...
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Iowa school poverty and report card rankings

My local high school recently was named the top high school in Iowa by Niche.com, a school and...
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Sioux City CSD has a different view than Governor Branstad

Sioux City Community School District Chief Financial Officer John Chalstrom said: In the past...
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Things I wonder after reading Governor Terry Branstad’s recent comments on teacher leadership

Here are a few things I wonder after reading Governor Terry Branstad’s recent comments on the...
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Why Ohio can’t reduce student testing load

Michael Petrilli said: Last year, Read more
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Michael Bloomberg on testing

Here are some quotes from Michael Bloomberg about testing students, with my annotations in...
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Time to find other employment

Dean Shareski said: In the past decade, most everyone with access has experienced what...
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It’s not just a poverty issue

Ta-Nehisi Coates said: The lives of black Americans are better than they were half a century ago....
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Principles for school districts’ social media policies

My newest article is out. This one is about some general guidelines and principles for school...
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Imagine that you wanted to slowly kill public education

Imagine that you are a policymaker who is generally anti-government, anti-union, and...
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