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 […]
At the Chalk Face has been a little slow on this whole Gates sponsored galvanic bracelet thing. You can get some background on the issue via Anthony Cody here. I’ve also explored some sections of the Gates Foundation tax returns from 2010 and you can see this school system and project actually receiving funding, among others, […]
On ALEC setting the education agenda, make sure you know about this organization. A teacher’s story about why they’re leaving public education. And, a word on school choice from fab Dr. Morna McNulty.
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 […]