From open letter: 'We’re tired, Governor Walker. We’re tired of excuses and half-truths."

'The Kardashians would suddenly seem banal. Frivolousness would be called for what it is. Devotion and dedication would become vogue. Books would enjoy a renaissance. Social media would lose its coarseness and become a vessel for spotlighting the richness of the world we all share.'

Eleventh in a series of letters between two principals, one who likes the Common Core and the other who doesn't. In this post, the anti-Core teacher offers details about problems with the Core assessment and says it is time to question the assumptions that underlie school reform.

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Tenth in a series of letters between two principals, one who likes the Common Core and the other who doesn't. In this post, the pro-Core teacher says people should stop blaming the Core for problems with implementation and assessment.

The nomination of Chris Cerf to run Newark schools will be decided by the New Jersey Board of Education on July 8. Critics are urging a "no" vote.

'Since graduating with my teaching degree in 2001, the outlook for teaching jobs is worse than ever -- even for those of us who have been here for over a decade.'

Will the House and Senate write a new law that is reasonable?

A grammar lesson on the Declaration of Independence for the Fourth of July.

You may have learned it in school, but do you remember it?

It speaks to a larger problem for schools.

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