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Political Leadership Is Central to Successful Education Reform
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny
Executive Director at INET, Argentine Ministry of Education
"The school was a mess - low graduation rates, gang violence bleeding into it from a neighborhood now often a battleground
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Lingonberries in the Cafeteria? Not So Fast
Content Director, Tarkenton Co.
Finland is the new black. Or so it would seem, from the many accolades increasingly heaped upon it by education experts, who tout Finland's treatment of teachers and education as a model of instructional progress.
Why Is Public Television Against Public Schools?
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
You'd think that that public television would support public education, but you'd be wrong. The Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has gotten in bed with the billionaires and conservatives who want to privatize our public schools.
Obama To Talk Education During Brooklyn Visit
NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama's visit on Friday to a Brooklyn public school operated in partnership with IBM puts him, perhaps unwittingly, in the thick of a charged battle over education policy in the nation's largest school system.
Obama's P-Tech Visit Highlights New York School Closure Fights
But again in 2011, Robeson wound up on the city's closure list. “Roughly half of the kids who come to this school will graduate
Are Schools of Education Why Children Don't Learn? Reclaiming the Conversation on Education
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
I will not defend every school of education and every professor that works there, but I know we are not "the problem" with education in the United States.
A Seismic Shift In Our Schools: College Prep, Career Readiness, And The Common Core Revolution (VIDEO)
The world is changing and the American education system hasn’t kept pace. Experts from across the ideological spectrum agree
Poll Driver: StudentsFirstNY in the NYC Mayoral Race
Assistant Professor of Journalism, English and Education, Broo...
As someone who has spent much of my life teaching, or writing about education issues, I thought, why not? It wasn't one of those polls where they were surreptitiously trying to sell me a product--or were they?
In NYC, Rhetoric vs. Reality
Vice President of National Policy, StudentsFirst
There is still much work to be done -- but there is no doubt the city's education system is on a better path because of the leadership of the past decade. Students and families in New York City -- and everywhere -- deserve a real debate on the issues.
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Can We Move Past Market-oriented "Reforms" to Policies That Actually Work?
National coordinator, Broader Bolder Approach to Education
Instead of results, we have gotten rhetoric, and our children have fallen further behind. It is time we adopt policy solutions that match the depth and complexity of the problems and address them head on.
Amplify, Rupert Murdoch's Education Subsidiary, Does Not 'In Any Way Endorse' Donkey Sex
Senior Education Reporter, The Huffington Post
On Slashdot, user "theodp" ran a Google cache search of Amplify, Rupert Murdoch's education subsidiary. The results, as theodp put it? "Obscene."
Steve Zimmer Defeats the Billionaire Boys Club With a Cost-Effective School Board Campaign
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
The Zimmer-Anderson school board race attracted national attention because it was seen as a test of the effort by corporate power-brokers to run schools like businesses, a strategy that they and the media misleadingly call "school reform."
Higher Tech Meets Higher Ed
Founder, Living in Digital Times
Silicon Valley thrives on disruption; academia thrives on tradition. That's a recipe for tension.
New Orleans School Board Race Flooded By Outside Cash
By Education Week, Bethesda, Md., Education Week, Bethesda, Md.
Mr. Bonin, a Republican who supports charters but would like to see more community-based charter schools, agrees that the
Chicago Teachers Strike Contract Leaves Education Issues Unresolved
Brizard said CPS is still solidifying its closure plans, and that he aims to change the process for closures: schools will
Shameless Shape Shifters
Teacher educator, education journalist, speaker, school reform...
My journalism has set out to expose the ideologues and profiteers engaged in dismantling the democratic ideals of public education. And yet, I just got hoodwinked by Joel Klein and the Rupert Murdoch-owned company he leads.
Chicago Teachers Strike Shows Teacher Accountability At Charters Differs From Union-Contract Schools
Chicago Teachers Union representatives argue that the dual push by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to expand charter
U.S. Education: The Real Reason America's Schools Stink
Over the next few weeks, millions of American schoolchildren will return to the classroom from summer vacation, and not a
Joel Klein Steps Down From News Corp.'s Internal Hacking Investigation
By Reuters, Reuters
June 18 (Reuters) - News Corp's Management and Standards Committee, which is investigating the aftermath of the media conglomerate's
Education Top-Tier 2012 Election Issue In Swing States, Survey Shows
"At that point, it was never a priority for them," says Klein, who moderated the event. Klein says he'll share his ideas
Schools Report: Failing To Prepare Students Hurts National Security, Prosperity
"Everyone should read this and say, why aren’t we talking about these issues in 2012?" Klein, now a News Corporation executive
Super Tuesday States Haven't Heard Candidates On Education, Say Teachers, School Leaders
And while the Republican candidates spar over the economy, joblessness feels more urgent than education, despite the policy
The Promise of Education Technology (It's Not Just About Lighter Backpacks)
Joel I. Klein
CEO, Education Division, News Corporation
The Obama Administration's push for digital textbooks, while useful, represents only initial steps on the proverbial thousand mile journey.
Who's the Real Chicken?
Veteran police reporter and author
Rupert Murdoch may have called Gov. Cuomo "chicken" for refusing to take on the city's teacher's union. But judging from his latest State of the City address, Mayor Bloomberg sounds like the real chicken for refusing to take on Ray Kelly.
The Global Search for Education: A Look at New York Public Schools
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and Author, "The Real Alice in Wonderland"
"You can still walk into a kindergarten class in New York City on the first day of school, and simply on the basis of race and how kids are dressed, predict with frightening accuracy which kids are likely to graduate 13 years later."
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