Teach for America, not Califor...

May 23, 2019 by

By Larry Sand – Assembly bill would eliminate the successful TFA program in CA, a state which desperately needs more good...

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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  ...

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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...

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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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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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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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