Sunday, February 21, 2016

ICYMI: Reading for a quiet Sunday

Some reading for you from this week in education. 

TN Not Ready

Tennessee was supposed to be taking its super-duper online test. Things didn't go so well.

I’m a New York City school administrator. Here’s how segregation lives on.

This piece isn't short, but it's pretty raw and thorough, from someone who taught, founded a school, and learned some hard lessons about segregation in NY.

The Promise of Integrated Schools

Integrated schools are better for everybody, and the research keeps saying so, over and over and over.

Students Aren't Coddled; They're Defeated

I referenced John Warner's article earlier in the week, but it's worth reading the whole thing. You may or may not agree with him, but I bet you'll recognize some of the students he's talking about.

McKinsey and Friends in Minneapolis

Sarah Lahm has been writing a super series about how McKinsey helped worm reformsterism into Minneapolis. The above link takes you to part one, and you should follow up with parts two, three and four

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