Daily Archives: April 4, 2015

The Gorilla in the Room: Part 2 in the Series: How did Anti-Public School Corporate Reformers become the Dominant Force in Education Reform?

Originally posted on The War Report on Public Education:
Welcome to Part 2 of The War Report’s Back to the Future Series on the Common Core. In this episode, Dr. Deborah Owens will answer questions from our previous blog and address what…

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Poem: To a Teacher Whose Work Has Come to Naught

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
From a reader: ? To a Teacher Whose Work Has Come to Naught ? Consider Ms Jones, putting her best suit on, chalking her name once more on the board last September, ?…

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Reader: How Education Should Be Managed

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mate Wierdl, a professor of mathematics at the University of Memphis, explains to another reader why the management model of education is different from that of business: “Another reader wrote: “Before you even…

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April 4, 2015 – NATIONAL CHICKEN CORDON BLEU DAY – NATIONAL HUG A NEWSPERSON DAY – NATIONAL SCHOOL LIBRARIAN DAY – NATIONAL WALK AROUND THINGS DAY

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Politico: Campbell Brown Not Satisfied with NY Teacher Law

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Former CNN talking head Campbell Beown is dissatisfied with Néw York’s budget deal, which extends the probationary period for teachers from three years to four years and makes it easier to fire teachers…

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The Exhilaration and Mystery of Writing about School Reform

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
I have been writing about school reform, technology, and the history of teaching for nearly four decades. I have found the act of writing satisfying but never easy. A…

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April 3, 2015 – NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MOUSSE DAY – NATIONAL TWEED DAY – NATIONAL FIND A RAINBOW DAY

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