Archive | August, 2011

Hey, Arne Duncan…

For the past week we’ve been the luckiest grandparents in the world. Our granddaughters have been visiting. All four, under the age of 6, reminded us why being a grandparent is the greatest gift in the world. They’re all bright, of course. (They’re ours after all!) Thalia and Ella, who just graduated from kindergarten, are [...]

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Diane Ravitch: Education has become search and destroy mission

A longtime critic of education fads, Ravitch says that at first she didn’t realize that No Child Left Behind was just another of those fads.

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Education Reformer Caught in a Rare Moment of Anti-Union Honesty

… who’s the ‘reformer’ and what does he think he’s ‘reforming?’ Read: The Daily Kos: Education Reformer Caught in a rare moment of anti-union honesty  

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