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The Global Search for Educatio...

Apr 11, 2016 by

    “We should try to raise consciousness about a teaching corps that is highly professionalized.” —  Howard Gardner   In the...

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Around the World in 30 Days &#...

Jan 29, 2015 by

  C. M. Rubin’s global education report from India, England, Finland and Europe  In January, I talked with world leaders from...

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Bill Ayers the real fraud!

Jan 10, 2013 by

Bill Ayers is a fraud on every level because it’s not going to change teaching, it’s going to undermine teaching Weather Underground...

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What Virginians should know ab...

Jan 5, 2013 by

One of the most expensive programs in America! It was only a matter of time before the Republican governor of Virginia, Bob...

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Chicago Teachers Union chief u...

Dec 20, 2012 by

Only days after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the head of the nation’s third-largest teachers union is blaming Teach...

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“Teach for America” aimed at S...

Dec 16, 2012 by

Peace Corps approach targets needy schools, but some are wary SAN DIEGO — Teach for America, the nonprofit that trains and deploys...

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THE GLOBAL SEARCH FOR EDUCATIO...

Dec 10, 2012 by

Since Teach For America was proposed by Wendy Kopp in 1989, the organization’s nearly 33,000 participants have reached more...

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Diversity has run it’s c...

Nov 13, 2012 by

On Friday afternoon, after three days of hand-counting of ballots, Josh Reimnitz was named the winner of the hotly contested...

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Union apologist Ravitch says s...

Oct 27, 2012 by

By Kyle Olson – NEW YORK – Defending the educational status quo has become a lucrative business for Diane Ravitch. For one...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 22, 2012 by

In this presidential election, I believe it is critical to vote for the candidate who has the most impactful 21st century vision for...

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How Teach For America became p...

Oct 22, 2012 by

by Valerie Strauss – Teach For America is a big part of the school reform world yet many people don’t understand how it came to...

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Teachers union Jihad aganist G...

Oct 15, 2012 by

The survival of school choice in Louisiana is at stake in a court battle that pits education reformers against teachers’ unions. The...

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Futuristic Rocketship schools ...

Oct 14, 2012 by

So far the results are promising: Rocketship students score among the top performers on standardized tests. SAN JOSE — Luis Zepeda is...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Sep 30, 2012 by

The Education Debate 2012 — Howard GardnerHas there ever been a more important time to debate the big picture questions of...

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TFA: BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD...

Dec 27, 2011 by

TFA = Teach for America.   The title of this post is borrowed from this piece from my good friend David Greene, who has mentored...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Nov 8, 2011 by

Even with food stamps, poor people are still poor.  The OECD lists the U.S. as being one of the five top nations with the highest...

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Brooks v. Ravitch: The Forest ...

Jul 13, 2011 by

Anne O’Brien David Brooks recently wrote a New York Times piece that is quite critical of education historian Diane Ravitch. [She has...

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Education Debate Taking a Down...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Richard Whitmire – Less than a year ago, as I was finishing a book on Michelle Rhee, the combative former chancellor of schools...

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