Archive for the 'edreform' tag

So long as profits are being made, the inadequacies of ed reform ‘solutions’ can be masked

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The REAL international story of American education

Linda Darling-Hammond said: Federal policy under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Department...
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No one can credibly argue that teachers are trained well enough to be effective and efficient in today’s classrooms

Apparently there’s yet another fear-mongering publicist named Alyssa (yes, a different one!). So...
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It’s not that we don’t believe in bad teachers, it’s that we don’t believe in you

Peter Greene said: I think there are faux tin hat physicists who are closer to building a cold...
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Teacher tenure policies are not the problem

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Why are we hiring grossly ineffective teachers?

Here’s an email I just received. Think about the messages contained in this PR pitch… Hi...
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Just read, you third grade slackers!

Peter Greene said: Florida’s program is called “Just Read, Florida!” and that...
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Which vision are you selling?

Are you selling a vision of student empowerment? Of kids as autonomous, self-directed learners who...
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Responsible educational journalism

Leslie and David Rutkowski say: simply reporting results, in daring headline fashion, without...
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Education reformers want double standards for THEIR schools

In what is likely to be my favorite post of the week (and, yes, it’s Monday!), Shaun Johnson...
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