Saying no to college in the NYT: white boys have carte blance #highered #edreform

A piece ran in the NYT recently, in the Fashion & Style section, no less, which seems odd. What isn’t considered fashion? In any case, Saying No to College. Wow, what a concept. In Russia, college says no to you. Anyone? I get it. And to some extent, I’m on both sides of the fence. As […]

We introduce you to EDDY, the new #edreform assistant, for the new #iphone5 #edtech

Ever feel like you’re in a bind and just can’t get the truth on edreform? Well, you’ll be happy to know that the #edtech gurus at Apple are giving us EDDY. More to come on this one.

Too soon: Gates or Jobs on #education?

Alex Russo asks who did more for education: Gates or Jobs?  Let me stop you right there. That’s not the question we should be asking. Then again, he’s been quoted as virulently anti-union (PCWorld) and there’s no Apple or Jobs Foundation giving billions to help poor kids or fix public education (see here). Those who dislike the […]

#Apple and #TFA: A resolution?

I wrote about this a little while ago where iPad donations were being accepted at stores to distribute to TFA teachers only. I read this today on Daily Kos about other folks in Seattle who were sketched out by this as well, leading ultimately to some better resolution than I could offer. But from my […]

#Apple and #Teach for #America


My wife sent this to me today from the Apple Store in Bethesda, MD. So, yeah, Teach for America, eh? I guess there is a relationship there in terms of donating iPads to TFA folks in low-income schools. That’s nice, I suppose. I mean, Apple will really have to work out the logistics if their […]


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