As Michael Winerip points out in his commentary below, the line has been drawn between those who believe that a 26 point margin or error is good enough to make high stakes education policy decisions, and those who now ask Cuomo, Bloomberg, Duncan, and Gates: “Have you no shame?” Join us in Occupying the DOE […]
Here’s a link to the PDF. So, the bill: HB12-1091 – Gives policy leaders the opportunity to direct taxpayer dollars to proven evidence based preschool programs and provide 3,000 young children real opportunities to learn and achieve. More than 8,000 at risk children are eligible and waiting for the Colorado Preschool Program. The problem? Well, […]
Valerie Strauss asks the billion dollar question and the emperor is buck naked. Why don’t top private schools adopt corporate-driven reforms? By Valerie Strauss This was written by Bruce D. Baker, a professor in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This first appeared on his School Finance 101 […]
An interesting text linked for me on Twitter. Check it out, never read it. But I do wonder if the TFA experience is not just some grand experiment, working on the kids and communities where both the “teachers” and the reform advocates don’t have any “skin” in the game, so to speak. They don’t live […]
Here’s a link to a recent press release sent by United Opt Out on their event coming up on March 30th.