This is one op ed you won't be reading in the Boston Globe. The Globe decided to "pass on it," as they have on most other dissenting education policy pieces over the past 17 years. What is the sound does an op ed page make without even one … [Read more...]
ROUNDING THE GLOBE 4: SURPRISE-NOT!
This blogger just can't get any rest, because the hits just keep on coming. There were two education policy pieces at the Globe on Saturday, March 6, one semi-surprising, one utterly predictable. No, regrettably, they did not involve Diane … [Read more...]
ROUNDING ‘THE GLOBE’
ROUNDING 'THE GLOBE': A Teacher's Perspective on Ed Reform The attack on public education-and on the meaning of education itself-though the promotion of for-profit charters and the mandating of excessive testing was facilitated by two … [Read more...]
Central Falls Supt .Gallo given hero’s welcome!
Gallo receives warm reception from R.I. tax group By Neil Downing Journal Staff Writer NEWPORT - Central Falls School Supt. Frances Gallo was given a hero's welcome on Saturday when she addressed the winter meeting of the Rhode Island … [Read more...]
Readiness proposals: Good luck with the regionalism thaing
More on the NYC reforms: Klein's management approach has been a bit herky-jerky. While his first years were marked by a tightly controlled, top-down management style, more recently he did an about-face toward decentralization that he … [Read more...]
The last laugh on that pesky Brockton charter
Charley on the MTA's posting pasting Pioneer for laughable hatchetry runs up against reality. Yes, 3 of the 4 charters which were voted on at the February 2008 Board of Education were approved, with the 1300-student Brockton charter … [Read more...]