Monthly Archives: May 2016

Teacher blog: Colin Purrington

Time to take a break from the heavy issues, and get back to another teacher voice. The blog I have been captivated by this week is by Colin Purrington, an evolutionary biologist who left academia some years ago to pursue … Continue reading

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Waves and fields in ed reform

Larry Cuban, always provocative, suggests that perhaps the wave of “business-inspired school reform” has crested — though he then makes a skeptical response to his own proposal. As evidence that the wave is headed down, he cites such developments as … Continue reading

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Clinton, Trump and their arguments for charter schools

Thinking about the upcoming election, and what the presumptive candidates’ positions on charter schools says about their general orientation about social engineering — after using the Google to find various public statements by Clinton and Trump on charter schools, education, … Continue reading

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