Drana and Jack

Teaching about Slavery

“Asking how to teach about slavery is a little like asking why we teach at all”
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Cognitive Gadgets Theory Might Change Your Mind—Literally

A book by Cecilia Heyes gives teacher-educators something to think about

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

Innovation zones—with autonomy, accountability, independent boards, and extra funding—can bring improvement.

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Drana and Jack

Teaching about Slavery

“Asking how to teach about slavery is a little like asking why we teach at all”
Vibrant heads with gears placed on light background.

Cognitive Gadgets Theory Might Change Your Mind—Literally

A book by Cecilia Heyes gives teacher-educators something to think about

What Should Our Leaders Do About Failing Schools?

Innovation zones—with autonomy, accountability, independent boards, and extra funding—can bring improvement.
Painting of Sarah Josepha Hale

How a Lady Editor Turned Teaching into a Majority-Female Profession

Not only did women make better teachers than men, but they cost less, argued Sarah Josepha Hale

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The Aztec Gods Tezcatlipoca, Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, as depicted in the Codex Telleriano Remensis.

A Human Sacrifice Too Far

Californians sue to stop Aztec prayer in public school ethnic-studies classrooms
The West Virginia state Senate debates school choice legislation, March 17, 2021.

Rethinking Old Tactics to Advance School Choice

Courting Democratic policymakers has not been effective. Indeed, it has likely been counter-productive.
Sen. Joe Manchin

Manchin Just Downsized the Democrats’ Massive Education Spending Plans

Free community college, universal pre-k may be trimmed to win passage of package.
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Blinding Ourselves to America’s Achievement Woes

Even AP students now seek out "easy" subjects, such as "human geography."

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