A grumpy old teacher trying to keep up the good classroom fight in the new age of reformy stuff.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Racing to the Bottom: The New School Leadership Challenge
As the assault on public education continues, school leaders face an unprecedented challenge-- how to win the race to the bottom without bei...
Mean What You Say
One of the surreal features of the reformster world is the degree to which words simply don't match actions. It's as if someone sold...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
My Doctoral Thesis
I've been following the problems of Dr. Terrence Carter in Connecticut with some interest. It seems that the Dr., " hand picked by ...
Campbell Brown Can't Connect Dots
Monday, Campbell Brown, the new face of the attack on teacher job security, tried to "set the record straight. " I suppose she did...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
NY Poll Delivers Bad News For CCSS
Sienna College Research Institute conducted a poll of 774 likely registered NY voters regarding the upcoming elections. Most of the results ...
How To Win Hearts and Minds for Charterdom
My esteemed colleague at Edushyster has scored an awesome little handbook straight from the world of charter school marketing-- the Charter ...
The Hole in the Bucket of Teachers
Many news outlets reported on a study from the Alliance for Excellent Education, which as you might guess from the buzzy name, is a DC based...
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