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Will de Blasio Turn Back the Clock in New York City's Schools?

Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel Klein  brought significant and sustained improvement to New York City schools. Unfortunately, their successors, supported/motivated by teacher union opposition, have since threatened to undo those improvements. 547 more words

Politico: Will Education Reform Be Jeb Bush's Albatross?

Politico.com asks whether Jeb Bush will be politically wounded by his punitive, privatizing education reform.

It is not just Common Core, which is under fire by many Republican governors and education activists and is slipping in the polls. 22 more words

Education Reform

Time to Invoke Reagan Directive: "And please abolish that abomination, the Department of Education"

It’s the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine).
The challenge is in the moment, the time is always now.

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Teacher Well-being Efforts from Across the Pond #teacher5aday

During my time visiting schools across England, I was distressed to find that one of the traits common to both US and UK schools is the constant stress that teachers in both countries work under. 613 more words


#Whatif Digital learning day

What if my school had a digital learning day. On this day students had to use technology as well as instructors to learn something about the course. 56 more words

Technology Education

How to become a leader of reform

I run another web site

and while what I posted was to challenge those on a spiritual level

I think there is also some great advice… 14 more words


Posted a comment on Diane Ravitch's blog

I don’t usually do much commenting but I just started following Diane Ravitch’s blog. Boy is she prolific in her posts. Sometimes they are just links to other posts and sometimes full-blown blog posts. 156 more words