A grumpy old teacher trying to keep up the good classroom fight in the new age of reformy stuff.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Stopping Bad Charters
Over at Campbell Brown's Reformsters R Us PR site, charter fan Richard Whitmire addresses the question of how to handle terrible awful ...
Charter Investment Seminar with Walton, Gates and DFER
Well, gosh. I don't know how I missed this one. Last March 10, the Walton Family Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...
Monday, October 5, 2015
Can Philly Super Do His Job?
Today the Daily News in Philly ran an editorial declaring, " Let Philly Schools Chief Hite Do His Job. " The editorial writer is p...
From the Vault: PVAAS in 2009
In one of my many side jobs, I'm a columnist at a local paper. After some of us were sent off for training in PVAAS back in October of 2...
PA: Value-less Data
It's autumn in Pennsylvania, which means it's time to look at the rich data to be gleaned from our Big Standardized Test (called PSS...
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Temporary Police Order
This weekend features the major festival of the year in my town , and as my wife and I walked back from yesterday's round of festivating...
Driven By Parent Choice
That's the dream for some reformsters -- a school system that is driven not by regulation or government edict and certainly not by the p...
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