The Answer Sheet: Wendy Kopp

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/01/2013

The clueless tweet of TFA's Wendy Kopp

She praises progress in Philadelphia schools on the day a budget is passed without funding for paper, counselors, athletics, etc.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/08/2010

A primer on (and problems with) market-based reform

Here's a primer on market-based school reform, the vision of its proponents and why their agenda is not the best thing for children.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/21/2010

Teacher runs into power of Teach for America

A teacher writes about difficulty finding a job in an urban school district because of choosing traditional training rather than Teach for America or a similar alternative program.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)