As always, feel free to skip to the In Summary section at the bottom, but as always, if you have a comment or question, which I do welcome, don’t be surprised if I tell you to read the whole post first. 2,966 more words
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On May 11, 2016, SB 432 passed the Louisiana legislature and is headed to Governor John Bel Edwards’ desk for his signature.
SB 432 effectively dissolves Louisiana’s state-run Recovery School District (RSD) by mandating that by July 01, 2018, every school transferred to RSD because it was designated a “failing school” be returned to the jurisdiction of the school board from whence it came. 2,256 more words
Teach for America (TFA) is a temp agency that staffs classrooms for usually two years per TFA recruit. Many of its alumni continue as *educators* by forming their own education-centered nonprofits or businesses, or by landing oft-elected-or-appointed administrative positions in education. 2,138 more words
On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the Third Annual Network for Public Education (NPE) Conference, my friend and colleague, Jennifer Berkshire (“Edushyster”), hosted a session with… 1,396 more words