It has been a time, with a double funeral yesterday and some other little series of life adventures this week. Makes you want to shake some folks and ask, "Is this really what you want to do with your limited time on earth?" Be better. Anyway, I have a few things for you to read this week. Here's the list.
Larry Ferlazzo at EdWeek lets us hear from four teachers with some good thoughts about what researchers need to do to shape up their act.
Jeff Bryant at Alternet with a look at some of the forces behind the big crt push, and some comments from people actually in the field.
A good overview of the rising tide of teacher gag laws, and the rising tide of opposition to them. From Rachel Cohen at Capital & Main.
Such a vote isn't always a big deal--but this time we're talking about the staff of a New Orleans charter school. This could be the start of something good.
Chicago's board of education decides to retire its largest turnaround program.
This piece from Velislava Hillman looks at just what edtech companies want (spoiler alert: educating students is not Job One).Why A Billionaire Telecom Executive Gave $1,000 In Cash To Quincy College Grads