Check out her author bio and page here. Her great analysis joins our team. We are excited.
Literally, back of a napkin because I’m at a coffee shop. Congrats to Jeff Charbonneau on being awarded National Teacher of the Year. I’m not very familiar with how they’re chosen (read: not at all familiar). But I was curious so I looked up some info on the program and did some counting. I have no […]
I wrote a piece for GOOD Magazine a little while ago. The first sentence is as follows: Our public education system, with all of its admitted flaws, manages to nurture the vast majority of young people, many of whom go on to be hugely successful. Pretty intuitive statement, kind of commonsense, no? Well, there’s a […]
@thechalkface and @slekar, At the Chalk Face, 5PM EDT today, talking test data and #optout Join us at 5PM EDT today (one hour earlier, sorry). We’re talking with LA educator Dr. Mercedes Schneider who demolishes school evaluation data. Then, onto the opt out at Garfield HS in Seattle. Chat’s open, live tweet @thechalkface.
So, yeah, the husband of one of my students is a history teacher at what sounds like an abhorrent Baltimore City high school. I was astounded for some reason, when there was so much else to be astounded by, when he said that of the 130 students he has on his roster each day, he […]