education reform Tag

Cross-posted at Education Week. Many American educators have a rather smug view of Asia as the home of rote learning and nose-to-the-grindstone schools.  While this may have been true years ago, a new report from Asia Society should put that image to rest.  "Advancing 21st Century...

Cross-posted at Education Week. I ask this question, of course, partly tongue in cheek.  I have good friends—including current and former federal and state officials—who are Republicans who continue to be strong supporters of public education.  But I ask it to make a serious point. The arc...

Cross-posted at Education Week. Buried in last week's blog—an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan—I remarked on the unscalability of certain education initiatives praised by Checker Finn as "charter-like."  One of them was New Leaders.  After it was published, I received the following statement...