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TFA Diversity and the Credibility Gap

As I’ve written, the available pool of black teachers is small because ed school can’t commit affirmative action and still produce teachers that can pass the licensure tests. 2,035 more words


Teachers thrive in cultures of professional respect and learning

In all of this talk about accountability in schools, policymakers sometimes lose sight of the real accountability that takes place at the teaching and learning level. 411 more words



The latest info from the State Government on local government reform:

Metropolitan Local Government Reform Update

Planning for projects
Questions about whether proposals for major local government projects can still go ahead have been raised by a number of councils preparing for changes to their boundaries next year. 206 more words


Immigration at Casa Azafran. Nashville TN. Q&A with Obama

I must say, Nashville is on it these days. Leading in Education Reform, (while also holding its own with a strong teachers’ union presence) and having one of the largest growing immigrant populations in the country, we are on our way to a beautifully melted International City (Hopefully its a beautiful picture for those of you reading). 1,301 more words


Tweets on Islam From Around The World

The ultimate goal of #Islam is to achieve peace: inner peace, moral peace, spiritual peace, social peace #RIS2013

— Tariq Ramadan (@TariqRamadan) December 25, 2013…

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Social Issues


I have always been aware of (McKinsey & Company 2010) ‘How the world’s most improved school systems keep getting better,’ but have never taken the time to read it thoroughly. 144 more words