Saw this at the Answer Sheet the other day. Thesis? That current edreform, Gates’ style in particular, is Theory X in McGregor’s styles of management: Theory X managers, he said, assume that most people dislike work, avoid it if possible, tend to be irresponsible, and need tight controls in the form of penalties and rewards […]

Two things dovetailed this morning. One, I saw Bill Gates on CBS’ This Week, didn’t talk too much about education. Two, saw a piece in my news feed from Eugene Weekly (never heard of it) that talks about reforming education reform. The Gates and Walmart foundations, Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and other foundations headed by […]