Students poorly prepared for college, failing schools especially in poor and urban areas, fighting uniform testing and performance measures, opposition to charter schools, opposition to reformers efforts … Does any of this […]
I think I’m savvy enough on this subject to understand that teaching to a test result is not learning and such a strategy can be unnecessarily stressful on children. But how do […]
2014 When Republicans criticized provisions of the Affordable Care Act like “free” birth control, Democrats and the press quickly coined the phrase “a war on women.” Now, populist progressive Democrats are ratcheting […]
Let me see if I have this right, teachers see themselves as professionals; ok, I buy that they are (although I am at a loss as to why professionals need a union […]
How much more do teachers deserve above those who are paying their salary. The Chicago teachers are a good illustration.
Look through the pages of this blog and you will find a great deal of angst over the likely low 2013 COLA for Social Security. In fact, between the COLA, the […]