January 12, 2011 | Blog

Proposed education reforms that do not imagine that current and beginning teachers can become more effective while on the job…

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A New Year

January 8, 2011 | Blog

We hope all our readers enjoyed relaxing holidays and have returned refreshed for the new year. While our family and…

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December 12, 2010 | Blog

I’ve officially given this blog over to Bernie Sanders. Well, not really. But I can’t think of an issue more…

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Silver Linings

December 3, 2010 | Blog

It’s probably no surprise to regular readers of this blog that I’m a Democrat. That said, in my professional life,…

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The Manifesto, Income Inequality & Credibility

October 13, 2010 | Blog

On Friday, I wrote a blog item (‘Misleading Manifesto’) chiding a group of urban superintendents for misstating educational research in…

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Misleading Manifesto

October 8, 2010 | Blog

I’m sorry, but the “manifesto” published in today’s Washington Post really pisses me off because it is built upon a…

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Witchy Woman

October 6, 2010 | Blog

What an eerie coincidence. It turns out that 1969 gave birth both to the Monty Python comedy troupe as well…

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The Education Buzz

September 29, 2010 | Blog

The latest edition of the Education Buzz, hosted by the blog Bellringers (like us, another Washington Post best for 2010),…

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Race to the Top’s Dropouts

May 26, 2010 | Blog

UPDATED 5/28/2010 The deadline for state applications in Phase Two of the Race to the Top (RttT) competition is next…

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‘Education Does Not Begin Or End At The Schoolhouse Door’

March 10, 2010 | Blog

A lot of us in education policy get lost within our own locus of control. In my case, it’s all…

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