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Small Changes, Big Results: How “Re-imagining the First Year” Is Changing the Way We View Student Success

The undergraduate students of the 21st century in America will include significantly greater numbers of low income, first generation and students of color.  Many of these students will not be as well prepared for college as some previous students.  1,032 more words

Higher Education

Marilyn Rhames: "I Don't Want Your Job, I Want Change!"

I posted Robert Pondiscio’s proposal this morning that a talented African-American teacher-journalist should take Peter Cunningham’s job at Education Post, and that other white leaders of the reform movement should step aside because the reform movement has too many whites (with little or no teaching experience) in leadership roles. 498 more words

Education Reform

A Busy Day in the Life of a Fighter for Public Schools

You will enjoy reading about Leonie Haimson’s busy and productive day. Leonie is a fighter for smaller class size, better funding for schools, and student privacy. 256 more words

Education Reform

From Jay Greene's Bog: The Inspiring Story of Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds

Thanks to Jay Greene for this moving story:

For the Al Copeland Award: Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds

Jay Greene Blog; October 25, 2016

(Guest post by Greg Forster) 674 more words

Education Reform

The False Cult of Effort, the Gender Gap, and K-12 Teacher-Bashing

While the U.S. presidency is rarified air, the presidential election often reflects the best and worst of the American character.

As the country sits in the cusp of the end of the first black president’s administration and the… 992 more words


A Parent in Tennessee Warns Parents in Georgia: Vote NO on Amendment 1

T.C. Weber, a public school parent in Nashville, can’t understand why voters in Georgia would vote to create a state takeover of low-scoring schools to turn them over to charter operators. 594 more words

Education Reform

Opportunity school

What does it mean to give a child an opportunity through education?  The word opportunity certainly has a positive, optimistic connotation.  We all seem to agree that education clears the path to a better life.  890 more words

Education Reform