Answer Sheet: 13 Ways Charter Schools Shape Their Enrollment

Answer Sheet: 13 Ways Charter Schools Shape Their Enrollment Early this year, my Washington Post colleague Jay Mathews and I published conflicting pieces about whether charter schools — which are publicly funded... Read more »

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Driving Teachers Out! The Longtime Plan to End A Great Profession

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Driving Teachers Out! The Longtime Plan to End A Great Profession The pandemic has been rough on teachers, but there has for years been an organized effort to... Read more »

Radical Eyes for Equity: Reading Matters

Radical Eyes for Equity: Reading Matters Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words. Polonius: What is the matter, my lord? Hamlet: Between who? Polonius: I mean, the matter that you read, my lord.... Read more »

Code Acts in Education: PISA for Machine Learners

Code Acts in Education: PISA for Machine Learners A new report from the OECD explores how human skills can complement artificial intelligence. Source: OECD                  ... Read more »

AlterNet: How Community Schools Are Helping a Hard-Hit City Dig Out of Tough Times

AlterNet: How Community Schools Are Helping a Hard-Hit City Dig Out of Tough Times Days after the GE Transportation plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, announced a round of crippling layoffs in 2013, an employee was... Read more »

Gadfly on the Wall: Reducing Students to Their Test Scores Will Only Increase Their Pandemic Wounds

Gadfly on the Wall: Reducing Students to Their Test Scores Will Only Increase Their Pandemic Wounds Read the following as quickly and accurately as you can: ‘I know I withought all by... Read more »

Alfie Kohn Indoctrination

Alfie Kohn Indoctrination Some years ago I gave a talk in which I outlined classroom practices that can promote caring and cooperation. When I was done, a woman stood up and informed... Read more »

Ed in the Apple: Billions of Dollars Later Researchers Find Teacher Evaluation Reforms Have No Positive Effects on Student Outcomes

Ed in the Apple: Billions of Dollars Later Researchers Find Teacher Evaluation Reforms Have No Positive Effects on Student Outcomes I was working on a Network Team in New York City, about... Read more »

Curmudgucation: OH: One More Push To Defund Public Education

Curmudgucation: OH: One More Push To Defund Public Education Ohio is once again making an effort to surpass Florida in its hostility to public education. This time, it’s the Backpack Scholarship Program, yet... Read more »

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Teacher as Classroom Politician

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Teacher as Classroom Politician Besides managing a classroom of 20 to 30 or more students while teaching lessons every day, teachers also do politicking.... Read more »