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The Trouble With "The Trouble With Tenure"

Frank Bruni, writing in the New York Times on Aug. 18, 2014, cobbles together a series of assumptions and quotations to join the trendy but under-informed chorus speaking out regarding… 1,219 more words

Education Reform

North Carolina Voucher Decision: The Crucial Details

Sharon McCloskey and Lindsay Wagner of NC Policy Watch here fill in the key details of today’s voucher decision.

Judge Robert Hobgood pulled no punches: … 339 more words

Education Reform

Ohio: Public Schools Forfeit $13.1 Million for Low-Performing Online Charter

A note from Bill Phillis of the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy. White Hat is Ohio’s largest charter chain. It operates for profit. The owner of White Hat, industrialist David Brennan, is a major contributor to Republican politicians, including Governor John Kasich and legislators. 145 more words

Education Reform

Learning on the bubble

For several of their elementary school years, my sons attended the International Community School, a charter school whose student body includes a large percentage of immigrant-refugee children, many of them very recent arrivals to the United States. 555 more words

Education Policy

More Ohio Common Core News

The debate over Common Core is heated in part because there are several drastically different political groups opposed to the CCSS for a variety of different reasons. 70 more words


Complicit: On Facing the Mirror Before Casting Stones

“Let me begin,” admits George J. Sefa Dei in “‘We Cannot Be Color-Blind': Race, Antiracism, and the Subversion of Dominant Thinking,” “by making clear that I see myself as fully complicit in the discussion that I undertake in this chapter” (p. 552 more words