Straight Up Conversation: A Kelley Blue Book for College Costs
Rick talks with the CEO of TuitionFit, a venture that aggregates data on the actual price of college to help the public make more informed choices and influence the price of college the way they can in a normal marketplace.
Gone from the Democratic primary, his education policy voice may yet return somehow.
Straight Up Conversation: First American to Win WISE Prize for Education Innovation
Rick talks with Larry Rosenstock, education icon, the founder and CEO of High Tech High, and recent recipient of the WISE Prize for Education, about what he's learned after a half century in education.
Cory Booker’s Move on Charter Schools is Both Political — and Good
It’s not hard to see the politics at play, but Booker deserves credit for calling out the Democratic party for being unresponsive to many constituents who support charter schooling.
Booker Education Record Includes Much To Tout
“His position is unwavering,” a former colleague writes.
When Race is the Primary Job Qualification for Teachers
An interview that stops at the “story” sets up employees for failure
Professionalizing Teaching and Winning the Salary Wars
‘Grand bargain’ would feature higher pay and increased accountability.
Senator Warren’s “Pretty Awful” Education Plan
She’s gone further leftward—union kissing, charter hating—than any of the other major candidates.
How To Get Past the “Talent Hogs” Problem
Redesign roles, budgets, and schedules to put excellent teachers in charge of small teaching teams, for more pay.