Code Acts in Education: Edtech Sci-Fi

Code Acts in Education: Edtech Sci-Fi Before making a career out of studying education technology, I was a student of literature. As an undergraduate student of English Lit at Cardiff University, we... Read more »

Answer Sheet: A Look at Whether Charter Schools Are Fiscal Threats to Local School Districts

Answer Sheet: A Look at Whether Charter Schools Are Fiscal Threats to Local School Districts Every month there are countless education reports and surveys and polls that are published and disseminated. Because... Read more »

Curmudgucation: The Trouble With Data

Curmudgucation: The Trouble With Data Yesterday the Atlantic published an exceptionally helpful piece in the Science section by Robinson Meyer and Alexis C. Madrigal that offers some excellent explanation of why the nation has... Read more »

Radical Eyes for Equity: Correcting Course on Correctness in English/ELA

Radical Eyes for Equity: Correcting Course on Correctness in English/ELA My granddaughter is six, in the first grade, and currently in the throes of learning to read—as commanded by formal schooling. Recently,... Read more »

Workplace Fairness: Joe Biden Has a Golden Opportunity to Strengthen Public Education

Workplace Fairness: Joe Biden Has a Golden Opportunity to Strengthen Public Education In picking Connecticut Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona to be his nominee for U.S. secretary of education, President-elect Joe Biden... Read more »

Alfie Kohn: Dewey, Piaget, and Frosted Mini Wheats

Alfie Kohn: Dewey, Piaget, and Frosted Mini Wheats In case you are not familiar with the cereal called Shredded Wheat, it is basically hay. Many of us who are members of the... Read more »

Teacher in a Strange Land: Teachers, Testing and Why We Might Just Chill

Teacher in a Strange Land: Teachers, Testing and Why We Might Just Chill You hear it all the time: What we need is teachers at the policy table. They would make the right... Read more »

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Tutors Replacing Teachers: A Failed Privatization Plot Returns

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Tutors Replacing Teachers: A Failed Privatization Plot Returns The pandemic showed that for students to get quality instruction, especially poor children of color, America must invest in real teachers,... Read more »

Shanker Blog: Evidence In Education: Is Supply Meeting Teachers’ Demand

Shanker Blog: Evidence In Education: Is Supply Meeting Teachers’ Demand In today’s public schools, teachers and administrators are constantly pressured to implement new reforms and initiatives, most of which claim to be... Read more »

Gadfly on the Wall: Standardized Testing During the Pandemic is Corporate Welfare Not Student Equity

Gadfly on the Wall: Standardized Testing During the Pandemic is Corporate Welfare Not Student Equity We’ve got to be able to tell how badly the pandemic is affecting student learning. So let’s... Read more »