Daily Archives: October 23, 2014

Mississippi: How to Discourage Children in Kindergarten: Make It Harder!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mississippi seems to be following the advice of Arne Duncan and theCommon Core: Make school harder! In this Hechinger Report article by Kayleigh Skinner and Chris Kieffer, we learn that kindergarten kids will…

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Are Small High Schools the Magic Bullet?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Let me say at the outset that I am neither for nor against small schools. Sometimes they work well, because they have small classes and extra attention, sometimes they don’t, especially when they…

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Jeff Bryant: Thinking Anew About Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jeff Bryant writes that we are stuck in stale thinking about education. Our leaders think that there is a new or better way to do testing and accountability, which is like rearranging the…

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October 23, 2014 – NATIONAL TV TALK SHOW HOST DAY – NATIONAL BOSTON CREAM PIE DAY – NATIONAL MOLE DAY

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