Answer Sheet: New Report Provides Reality Check on Virtual Schools

Answer Sheet: New Report Provides Reality Check on Virtual Schools Online education has been at the center of the national education discussion since the coronavirus pandemic forced schools last year to close and teachers... Read more »

Curmudgucation: To Choice Advocates: Some Questions

Curmudgucation: To Choice Advocates: Some Questions I have concerns about school choice programs, and I usually express them as complaints, criticism, general snark. This time, I’d like to come at it a... Read more »

Gadfly on the Wall: Let the Children Play – My Prescription for Covid “Learning Loss”

Gadfly on the Wall: Let the Children Play – My Prescription for Covid “Learning Loss” Things are different in school these days. The classes are smaller. The kids are more subdued. The teachers... Read more »

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: A Few Thoughts About Classroom Technology Then and Now

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: A Few Thoughts About Classroom Technology Then and Now Two decades ago, research I had done on schools and classrooms in Silicon Valley during... Read more »

Answer Sheet: Former Lobbyist Details How Privatizers Are Trying to End Public Education

Answer Sheet: Former Lobbyist Details How Privatizers Are Trying to End Public Education A few years ago I ran a piece by Joanne Barkan about the long history of the movement to privatize public... Read more »

Janresseger: The Hubris of Billionaire Philanthropy and the Damage Wrought by the Common Core Standards

Janresseger: The Hubris of Billionaire Philanthropy and the Damage Wrought by the Common Core Standards Hubris is definitely the tragic flaw in the modern, technocratic tragedy of educational experimentation by mega philanthropy.... Read more »

LA Progressive: Yes, Biden Promised to End Standardized Testing in Schools

LA Progressive: Yes, Biden Promised to End Standardized Testing in Schools But It Was Never Going to Be Easy Barely a month after President Biden was inaugurated, educators and public school advocates... Read more »

Teacher in a Strange Land: Acceleration Nation

Teacher in a Strange Land: Acceleration Nation There it was—an ad for dealing with imaginary learning loss. Nope—your kid doesn’t need remediation to bring him up to speed after this year of... Read more »

Curmudgucation: To Choice Advocates: Some Questions

Curmudgucation: To Choice Advocates: Some Questions I have concerns about school choice programs, and I usually express them as complaints, criticism, general snark. This time, I’d like to come at it a little... Read more »

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Acceleration: The Meaning Behind the Buzzword

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Acceleration: The Meaning Behind the Buzzword Acceleration is the new pandemic buzzword brought to you by pro-privatization school reformers. Students may have missed some in-person schooling, even though... Read more »