When Race is the Primary Job Qualification for Teachers

By 11/19/2019

An interview that stops at the “story” sets up employees for failure

In the News: Stop Being Dogmatic About Public Charter Schools

By 11/18/2019

In the New York Times, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker writes, “Many public charter schools have proved to be an effective, targeted tool to give children with few other options a chance to succeed. “

Professionalizing Teaching and Winning the Salary Wars

By 11/14/2019

‘Grand bargain’ would feature higher pay and increased accountability.

In the News: Newton Teachers Union ‘Having Conversations’ About Striking Amid Contract Negotiations

By 11/13/2019

In the Spring 2019 issue of Education Next, Martin West wrote that strikes in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Denver “may presage a new era of conflict.”

In New Hampshire, Biden Talks Increased Education Spending

By 11/13/2019

“Any country that out-educates us is going to out-compete us.”

On Education, Bloomberg Candidacy Would Be Game-Changing

By 11/08/2019

“Too many politicians are afraid.” Not Mayor Bloomberg.

Straight Up Conversation: A Community College and a University Rolled Into One

By 11/07/2019

Utah Valley University offers career and technical education, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees under one roof, all for the average out-of-pocket tuition of $1,700.

“Inquiry Learning” May Backfire

By 11/05/2019

School children are not professional mathematicians. Why would we assume that the most effective way of teaching math would be by trying to copy what expert mathematicians do?

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