Summer is slipping away, but there's still plenty to read about education. Here are a few things from this week that you might want to catch up with. And remember-- amplifying important voices is how those voices become important.
End of Public Schools in Milwaukee
Thomas Ultican explains what's going wrong there.
Charter Schools Have Done More Harm Than Good in Michigan
Mitchell Robinson with a guest op-ed that lays out the sad, destructive history of charter schools in Betsy DeVos's home state
What Does TFA Tell the New Recruits about the Janus Decision?
Gary Rubinstein with another interesting perspective on the Janus decision
The Problem with Fear Based Reform
Jennifer Berkshire and Jack Schneider on the Have You Heard podcast talking to Andrea Gabor about her new book and how education has learned lessons from the business world-- just all the wrong ones.
No, Private Schools Aren't Better At Educating Kids
I'd like this better if we weren't depending on tests as a measure, but it's still worth a quick look.