Monthly Archives: August 2012

Atlanta, you ain’t got nothin’ on cheatin’ compared to Louisiana

At least Atlanta had the decency to only modify test scores, but they didn’t lie about the very existence of schools.  The Atlanta scandal seemed to be confined to a single district’s schenanigans, but in Louisiana, the entire State Department … Continue reading

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Wish me luck. May be down for a few days.

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The Nuclear Option is Civil Disobedience

If the school Reform movement was honest about its goals (improving education being the theoretical keystone) it would try to engage teachers and other education stakeholders in a dialogue.  It would conduct research on charter school methods that work and try to … Continue reading

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