Daily Archives: February 17, 2015

The Economist: America’s Hereditary Aristocracy

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Economist published a fascinating and disturbing article about the hardening of class lines in the U.S. most of us grew up believing that anyone could grow up to be President. Maybe it…

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How Hard It Is To Translate Policy into Practice: The Broad Superintendency Academy (Part 1)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
One would think that top decision-makers and philanthropists would learn a few lessons after these many years they have struggled in negotiating the pot-holed strewn road from adopting policies…

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Analogy of The Day

I can only speak from where I am at currently, the State of Texas. Consider the following. We are going to whip the jockies more, then put them on a wild horse without reins or a saddle and then expect … Continue reading

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Samuel Abrams: U.S. Teachers Have Longer School Day, More Difficult Working Conditions Than OECD Counterparts

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Samuel Abrams, who directs the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education at Teachers College, recently published a study comparing the conditions of teaching in the United States and other OECD…

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February 17, 2015 – NATIONAL RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS DAY – NATIONAL CABBAGE DAY

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