@EdWeekComm once again provides valuable line space to the ignorant hordes #teacherprep #highered

Education Week is once again serving the interests, via its commentary section, of non-educators. This time, from some fly-by-night LLC called Teacher Preparation Analytics in DC. Judging by the amateurish nature of the website, I can’t say I’d really want their advice or their analytics, whatever those are. But the three founders and partners in this organization […]

Friend David Green’s #TFA commentary @nytimes comes at a good time

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I’m starting to feel as if the TFA brand is getting a tad tarnished. It’s not fooling a lot of people anymore, as is apparent from many of the responses Mr. Greene received. When I spoke at the 92Y last month, I was right after Wendy Kopp. She left immediately after her talk, the prima donna […]

Why do we argue? Why do we resist?

I’m not using the Victorian nosism “we” here to sound pretentious. I think I can speak on behalf of every author At the Chalk Face in this regard. And please, correct me if I’m wrong. We get this all of the time, we are the naysayers, contrary for the sake of contrarianism. Don’t we have […]

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