Rethinking Schools–My Wonderful Discovery for Today In 1986, as their website says, a group of Milwaukee area teacher had a vision. Today, that vision of public education reform, of and for public schools, is embodied online through the Rethinking Schools … Continue reading
Opt Out and Opposition to State Education Policies Gaining in New York
Growing opposition to State Education Department and Governor’s policies in New York This week, evidence of growing public opposition to the programs of the New York Stated Education Department, and the meddling of Governor Cuomo, is evident across the state. … Continue reading
The Iceberg Effect
The Iceberg Effect–A Better Look At American Schools The Horace Mann League of the USA and the National Superintendents Roundtable, a group of district leaders from 30 states, released “The Iceberg Effect, An International Look at Often-Overlooked Educational Indicators” this … Continue reading
Too Much Discipline?
Too Much Discipline? In Why Do Some Schools Feel Like Prison? (Education Week, January 28, 2015), Samina Hadi-Tabassum, an associate professor of education at Dominican University, River Forest, IL, comments that in her 20 years of working of mentoring new … Continue reading