The Answer Sheet: Linda Darling-Hammond

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Why the NCTQ teacher prep ratings are nonsense

There are many problems with the survey, including a "shocking" degree of inaccuracy in the data.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:58 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bad Data, Linda Darling-Hammond, Teacher Preparation Programs

Posted at 04:01 AM ET, 04/11/2013

What teachers need and reformers ignore: time to collaborate

Darling-Hammond: The reform impulse that gave rise to construction of new learning standards and assessments will only work if we invest in the capacity of educators to work together effectively.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:01 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Linda Darling-Hammond, School Reform, Teachers

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 10/08/2009

Teachers, Scientists and The Dalai Lama Hold a Different Kind of Education Conference

An education conference began in the nation’s capital today but it was not about standardized tests, national content standards, merit pay for teachers, or charter schools. Educators, scientists, the Dalai Lama and others came together to discuss how to cultivate in students the qualities not normally given much attention in most schools: social responsibility, self-control, compassion.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:51 PM ET, 10/08/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Civics Education, Civics Education, Civics Education, Civics Education | Tags:  Arne Duncan, Linda Darling-Hammond, Marian Wright Edelman, The Dalai Lama, school reform