I work with some really smart people! Being in a public policy school has its merits. Really interesting Policy Brief here on how to improve student achievement. Perhaps high school kids ought to start later in the morning and let's make it K-8!?
While education reform is often focused on dramatic changes, Brian A. Jacob and Jonah E. Rockoff suggest that implementing smaller-scale organizational reforms within the school system can substantial...
I am loving this extension for Chrome and find myself scrambling for it on other computers. Makes G+ so much better. For instance, I can easily mute a circle from my stream. Also have different views of the stream; digging on the shrink/collapsed view. Nice! Highly recommend!
Big House Big Heart 5K today. I placed 33rd out of 439 in my age group (35-39). I'm pretty impressed! Time was 26:31 for 3.1 miles. That was an awesome race! I can't believe they let people run through the tunnel into the Big House and finish on the field (like a BOSS!). Unbelievable!! My son Jack did the 1-mile fun run at a time of 7:56 (his personal best). He also enjoyed the tunnel. :) We will both be doing it again next year.