Daily Archives: April 27, 2015

California Parent Thanks Leonie Haimson

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Leonie Haimson is a national treasure. She founded a group called Class Size Matters, which advocates for reduced class size. She is an unpaid worker for kids in Néw York and across the…

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A Former Success Academy Teacher Steps Forward to Tell Her Story

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
After the appearance of the New York Times’ article about the successes and harsh methods of Success Academy, there was quite a lot of discussion about whether the article was accurate and balanced.…

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April 27, 2015 – NATIONAL TELL A STORY DAY – NATIONAL PRIME RIB DAY – NATIONAL BABE RUTH DAY

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Dallas: What in the Sam Hill is Going on in Dallas?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mike Miles took charge of the Dallas Independent School District on July 1, 2012. He came from a district with 10,000 students to one with 150,000. His background was in the military, then…

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Lessons Learned from a Chalkboard: Slow and Steady Technology Integration (Bradley Emerling)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Bradley Emerling is Principal Research Scientist at Pearson Research and Innovation Network. This commentary appeared in Teachers College Record  on April 13, 2015. Last winter, while observing and recording…

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