If People Talked To Other Professionals The Way They Talk To Teachers
A painfully hilarious piece from McSweeney. Just in case you're one of the three people who hasn't already seen this.
Former Camden Superintendent on Testing, Drawbacks Thereof
From our catalog of reform dudes discovering insights that we've been saying for years. It's still a pretty sharp indictment of testing.
Seattle High School TGeacher Shares the Wonder of Books with Students
This is so awesome-- a book store field trip. Read this and then start thinking about how you're going to do the same thing in your community.
Students Protest Zuckerberg-backed Digital Learning Program
Valerie Strauss with details about the Brooklyn students who walked out on Summit Learning.
You Are More Than Your EVAAS Score
Justin Parmenter with words of encouragement aimed at NC teachers, but applicable to many others.
ReadyNation Prepares for More Next Gold Rush
Impact investing, pre-K, and a pair of new governors make for a depressing game of connect the dots at Wrench in the Gears.
Public Schools for Private Gains
From the Kappan.
Balance Is The Key
How is privatizing the weather like privatizing school?
Building an Early Childhood Resistance Movement
Defending the Early Years continues the work of standing up for the littles.
Disruption Using Technology Is Dangerous To Child Development and Public Education
Nancy Bailey sorts out some of the issues of ed tech and the threat it poses to children (and teachers).
The Best Woman for the Job
Nancy Flanagan reflects on meeting the glass ceiling in the world of music and teaching.