Here's just a bit of what's happening out there. As always, I highly recommend that you look down the right-hand sidebar, which is probably the best part of this blog!
Star Wars and Education Reform
Yes, Andy Smarick is part of the Bellwether-Fordham axis of reforminess. But he has a history of carefully considering the implications of ed reform and the unrestrained impulse to just throw out everything old. This quick take raises some useful questions. Also, Star Wars.
Common Core Can't sped Up Child Development
From last summer, this piece lays out the problem with the Core versus the development of small children.
The Blasphemy of School Vouchers
It's voucher-pushing time in Tennessee again. A perspective from a parent whose child attends one of those "failing" schools, and who does his homework on the larger issues.
The School Choice We Have vs The School Choice We Want
A good look at the joyous PR of Choice Week held up against the backdrop of Detroit, courtesy of edu-journalist Jeff Bryant
Have You Heard
Jennifer Berkshire (Edushyster) has entered the world of podcasting, and the world of podcasting is better for it.
Higher Education Is More Than Workforce Development
Tom Eblen gives a brief history of higher education in Kentucky and looks at how the new governor is poised to screw it up.