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Peter Greene
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ICYMI: Birthday Edition (5/20)
Yes, it's my birthday, and none of my tech is working, so I've borrowed my wife's machine-- but I still have some things for us to read. Remember to share-- also, be kind to each other. The Truth about Yes Prep's 100% College Acceptance Gary Rubinstein come...
ICYMI: Birthday Edition (5/20)
ICYMI: Birthday Edition (5/20)
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More Data on Teacher Departures
The United States Census Bureau, dedicated crunchers of numbers, just issued some newly crunched data that adds just a touch of answer to the question, " Where are teachers going, and which ones are leaving? " The bureau tracked where departing teachers wen...
More Data on Teacher Departures
More Data on Teacher Departures
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Bill Benett: Teachers, Know Your Place
EdWeek ruffled some feathers and reaped some clickbaity hate read traffic this week with a piece of concern trolling from Bill Bennett and Karen Nussle. Bennett was Reagan's USED secretary, and Nussle is the chairman of Conservative Leaders for Education , ...
Bill Benett: Teachers, Know Your Place
Bill Benett: Teachers, Know Your Place
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FL: Continuing the War on Littles
Of all the toxic effects of test-centered schooling-- here's some news from Florida: Nearly half of the children who attended a state-funded voluntary pre-kindergarten program last year were not ready for kindergarten this year, according to the preliminary...
FL: Continuing the War on Littles
FL: Continuing the War on Littles
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Spellings and Duncan Get It Wrong
Arne Duncan and Margaret Spellings, two ex-secretaries of education (Obama and Bush II), teamed up to write an op-ed for the Washington Post in which they got almost nothing right, starting with the headline: " What ails education? An absence of vision, a f...
Spellings and Duncan Get It Wrong
Spellings and Duncan Get It Wrong
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ICYMI: Teacher Appreciation Is Now Over Edition (5/13)
Hope you enjoyed your treats and pleasant e-mails. Now it's time to get back to it. Here are some things to read this week. But if you can, maybe you should just get off the internet and give your mother a call. LeBon James and the Narrative About Bad Teach...
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Arguing with Scissors
Some days it seems to me that all of our education problems come down to just one problem-- as a country, we're cheap. We want an educational system that's a shiny new Lexus, but we want to pay used Yugo prices for it. Our first educational priority is Do I...
Arguing with Scissors
Arguing with Scissors
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Happy Charter Week
At first glance, putting Charter School Celebration Week O'Self Congratulations on the same week as Teacher Appreciation Week may seem a bit obnoxious, but I've come to see it as sort of appropriate, a symbol of how the charter business competes with public...
Happy Charter Week
Happy Charter Week
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Gates and Zuckerberg Never Learn
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are going to attempt-- once again-- to change the whole world of education . Their newly-released Request For Information is looking for "all promising ideas for how to use existing and ...
Gates and Zuckerberg Never Learn
Gates and Zuckerberg Never Learn
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Teacher Appreciation
It's Teacher Appreciation Week, and I'd like to say a few words about the teachers who have been important to me-- past, present and future. This list will not be inclusive, so apologies in advance to those I miss, but I have only so much time to type. Past...
Teacher Appreciation
Teacher Appreciation
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