The Answer Sheet: Urban School Reform

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Ed school dean: Urban school reform is really about land development (not kids)

The dean of Howard University's School of Education takes a provocative look at what urban school reform is all about. It's not about schools and kids, she says.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:02 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Urban School Reform

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 08/10/2010

The truth behind the get-tough success stories in school reform

A teacher takes apart the myths surrounding Joe Clark and his baseball bat, Michelle Rhee and her broom, and the whole notion that bullying tactics can actually improve a school long-term.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 08/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  joe clark, joe clark and baseball bat, michelle rhee, rhee and broom, school leadership, urban school reform