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More Things in Heaven and Earth, Dr. Ravitch, than are dreamt of in your ideology (Ravitch vs. Reality Part III)

Ravitch and her camp of disgruntled reactionaries may as well face the fact that K-12 education policymaking has grown (gasp) more pluralistic.

The 10 Elements: Forward Lean Versus Fast Retreat

The chance to create new tools and new schools that work better for students and teachers has never been better. In this decade we have the opportunity to dramatically improve education in Detroit as well as Delhi.

Ravitch vs. Reality (Part II)

There is nothing remotely scholarly or even serious about this latest book. It ignores the fact that poverty isn’t exclusive to America. In fact, we spend more on students in America than any other country.

Ravitch vs. Reality (Part I)

There is nothing remotely scholarly or even serious about this latest book. It ignores the fact that poverty isn’t exclusive to America. In fact, we spend more on students in America than any other country.

Florida Demographics- There Is Going to Be Some Changes Around Here

“There is going to be some changes around here,” he explains while blowing out a large puff of smoke.

Indiana Independent A-F Accountability Report: Accusations of Grade Manipulation are False

Today, a report was released confirming what Tony Bennett already shared as the truth

In every job that must be done there is an element of fun

I’ve watched Mary Poppins at least 50 times. Believe me. This was no “snap, the job’s a game.

Not apples to apples

It is unfortunate to see some in Utah react to A-F school grades as some kind of attack on public education when in fact it is an improvement strategy that has been successfully used in other states to strengthen public school performance.

Reverend Samuel Rodriguez: Rigorous Standards Critical for All Children

Yet, with half of undergraduates placed in remediation and only 56 percent graduating, countless students quickly found they were unable to succeed at college-level work.

Louisiana’s Compass Provides the Direction Teachers Need to Move Forward

So, if 99 percent of teachers in Louisiana were considered effective, why did more than one-third of eighth graders in the state score below basic in math?