A lesson from the Enron scandal.
Implementing Common Core well 'will not be accomplished by targets and sanctions.'
Its focus on math and reading exams have narrowed what it once was.
Is it fair for teachers to be formally evaluated but not top education policymakers?
There's some new rhetoric from reformers about teachers and I'm already sick of it.
Jeb Bush instituted a questionable A-F school grading system in Florida when he was governor and has persuaded a number of other states to do it too. Did it work in the Sunshine State?
You don't find school reformers talking much about how we need to train more teachers in the arts, given the current obsession with science, math, technology and engineering, but here's a list of skills that young people learn from studying the arts.
The report card for Wisconsin K-12 schools currently making the rounds is a particularly opaque attempt to grade the quality of education that Wisconsin’s children are receiving at the hands of their teachers and administrators. It is as though the Department of Public Instruction has decided to weigh cattle by placing them on a scale to get their weight in pounds then combining that with the wealth of the farmer who raised them, the number of acres of the farm, and the make of car the farmer drives.