Monthly Archives: September 2014

Assembly-line education

Lots has been said about corporate school reform. A quick Google search reveals a myriad of opinions, and I imagine just those three words – corporate school reform – alone could spark a debate with no further prodding. But Chris … Continue reading

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High Stakes Accountability

Earlier this year, Marc Tucker, President and CEO of the National Center on Education and Economy, posted a series of blog posts on accountability that were revised and rewritten into one cohesive report. Tucker suggests a complete redesign of the … Continue reading

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Guest blogs

Brian Drayton, the host for this blog, is taking some time off in September.  Dr. Rena Stroud, of the MSPNet project,  will step in for me in the coming weeks — stay tuned!  (And check out her profile on MSPnet … Continue reading

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My candidate for a panacea (well, almost) for education

Society has always had high expectations of teachers. It has now become a commonplace that education is the engine of progress (sometimes expressed in economic terms, or “innovation”), and while many policy makers and others create, revise, improve, debate, and … Continue reading

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