This time, posted in the Politics section. Give it some legs folks, give it some legs.
In today’s New York Times Sunday Week in Review, there’s an article titled, It’s Not Me It’s You, However, when it comes to the clear message of this academic research on education reform and the need to end high stakes testing, what is comes across loud and clear is it’s not you, it’s them. It’s […]
Despite well-funded astroturf groups, the support of the Chamber of Commerce and the State Business Roundtable, and the unceasing positive spin by local corporate media, Eli Broad’s Jim McIntyre’s budget plan in Knoxville is in trouble. Today teachers will be held after school to hear new scare tactics and threats about what will happen if […]
Giving a shout out to a newer blog for covering Daniel Pink’s invitation to speak by Montgomery County superintendent Joshua Starr. This is a great move by Starr who is inviting book talks from folks with different perspectives on education. Here’s what’s so radical: Extrinsic motivators, such as financial incentives, helped speed up assembly lines […]
Here’s the show page, check it out and support @thechalkface. We chat with Ceresta about merit pay and dubious teacher bonuses based on test scores.