Daily Archives: December 9, 2014

Explaining Eric Garner to My Children

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
Very often, I encounter people who wonder how to explain very difficult and supposedly adult matters to young children.  Readers should know that I am not an early childhood expert; mostly, I am…

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Sarah Blaine: How Can We Stop Arne’s Zany Plan to Grade Ed School by the Scores of Students of Their Graduates?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Sarah Blaine, a lawyer who wrote the earlier post explaining the absurdity of Arne Duncan’s plan to grade colleges of education in relation to the test scores of the students taught by their…

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Another Educated Guess about Philanthropy and School Reform

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Every reform movement leaves a residue in public schools. Consider the “best” elementary school in any U.S. city during the 1890s before the Progressive education reforms cascaded over public…

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December 9th, 2014 – NATIONAL PASTRY DAY – NATIONAL WEARY WILLIE DAY

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