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A Gift to Readers of This Blog

Every once in a while, I come across something so delightful that I want to state it with you.

Here it is.

Education Reform

BREAKING NEWS: Chile to End Public Funding of Private Education!

Under the dictator Pinochet, Chile became devoted to the free-market theories of libertarian economist Milton Friedman. It adopted a voucher system and embrace choice.

Over the years, the schools experienced growing social segregation and little or no improvement. 274 more words

Education Reform

I Was the "Different" One in Class

The concept has always baffled me. I could never understand why so many—in so many places, at so many times in our history—have shared an uncanny fixation with the color of one’s skin. 504 more words

Rural And Urban Economics

This is written by another teacher who has been on a similar quest to mine…

Relationships… a sense of place… respect, trust,  and technology.  This is part of a recipe that is working very well in a school in San Diego. 58 more words

News And Views

Representative Raul Grijalva Warns that Obama's Market-Based Policies Endanger Public Education

Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. He sees right through the Obama education policy and recognizes that it is a continuation of George W. 928 more words

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More isn't always better

I didn’t start teaching until I was 37 years old. While I pretty much knew I wanted to be a math teacher when I was about 15 years old, I also knew I would not have been successful had I stepped into a classroom at 22 years old. 455 more words

Robert Shepherd: A Tribute to David Coleman

From our friend Robert Shepherd, who may have watched the famous video in which David Coleman–architect of the Commin Core standards, now President of the College Board, which administers the SAT, original treasurer if Muchelle Rrhee’s StudentsFirst–uttered his immortal line about how no one “gives a &@(@” what you feel or think. 759 more words

Education Reform