Make every existing public school excellent–that’s the only solution.
What’s currently wrong with public education can be summed up by looking at two very local stories that embody in particular what needs fixing in public education. Racial, economic, achievement and other inequalities are playing out through real estate.
Responses to the NYT discussion by top education policymakers on the Obama Administration’s Race to the Top initiative, with independent suggestions for progressive education policy.
Some likely points having to do with education policy that President Obama will address in his State of the Union Speech, January 2011.
In what may be the opening salvo of conservative-style “education reform,” right-wing think tanks and policymakers will sponsor “National School Choice Week,” January 23-29, 2011.
Teachers from around the country raise their voices from the grassroots so they can be heard in education reform efforts.
What’s the Tea-publican Party agenda on education reform, and why do some want to dismantle the Department of Education?
Governor Brown replaces 7 of 11 California State Board of Education members with his own appointees, charting a path for the state that tilts away from Schwarzenegger’s pro-charter direction and away from the White House’s Race to the Top agenda.
Worry about China? Worry about 200 Chicago public schools that don’t have a library first.
This is an opportunity to talk about abandoning harsh immigrant parenting that didn’t work so well, and going forward with what did.
Why would you parent the same exact way your parents did if you had better parenting tools at your disposal?