Was it the chilly? Did all of us simply have extra time to wander the web? I do not know, but it surely’s an enormous record this week. Bear in mind to share– that is how the phrase will get out.
The LA strike was extraordinary in that it addressed a lot greater than wages and advantages, but additionally addressed coverage as effectively. Here is take a look at the place the LA constitution motion matches within the greater image.
The Headband Obsession with Scholar Focus.
From the “You Cannot Make This Stuff Up” information, this system that is going to learn scholar minds through fancy science headbands.l
DeVos has been speaking rather a lot lately– effectively, not less than for her– and far of it has been a gross sales pitch primarily based on historical past that’s not precisely correct
Solely Two P.c of Academics Are Black Males But Analysis Confirms They Matter.
Let’s go over this again- we want extra black males educating within the classroom.
NEPC fellow Terrenda White creates some context for the strikes of the final 12 months, as much as and together with the present battle in Denver
DeVos likes to inform a narrative a couple of instructor named Jed to assist make a few of her factors. Rebecca Klein tracked Jed down; seems he needs DeVos would knock it off.
This is likely to be the “for those who solely learn one piece this week” article. Susan Adams is the schooling editor at Forbes, and he or she took exhausting take a look at Max Ventilla’s tremendous cool ed tech constitution, Altschool, and possibly bought probably the most fluff-free appears at it ever (full with cringing PR individuals). Joins Andrea Gabor’s guide in stating that a few of these guys considering they’ll enterprise mannequin their solution to ed reform are literally utilizing dangerous enterprise fashions.
Talking of dangerous enterprise. A Harvard grad goes on shark tank together with her thought for mail order Montessori and her tail of getting blithely burned via a mountain of investor cash. Issues don’t go effectively for her.
The story right here is that this piece ran in Vice, not precisely recognized for his or her prodigious schooling protection. That is transient, strong, and unhappy.
City Paper goes digging, and has to work at it, due to course Freedom of Data Act would not apply to charters. Most superb part– a constitution would not let a instructor see her personal wage schedule to know what steps up she would possibly anticipate.
One other KIPP Trainer
Want one other reminder of how terrible a Train Like A No Excuses Champion faculty could be. Here is are some phrases from a instructor who was a KIPPster.
A brand new-to-me weblog with a submit trying on the alternative ways reform has tried to carry academics to heel.
Not precisely an schooling story, besides after all it’s. Are US residents getting fed up with the oligarchs?
Right here We Go. One other Koch Push
Extra information you did not wish to hear– the Koch brothers have determined to assist repair schooling some extra.
When Colleges Say “All Means All,” What Do They Actually Imply.
Peter DeWitt talks about safeguarding our LGBTQ college students
Steven Singer requires rather less cyber constitution baloney and a bit of more– or simply some– oversight.
Jersey Jazzman with one more story of constitution shenanigans.
That is it. I imply, that is not likely it, as a result of there’s all the time extra (which reminds me– your suggestions are all the time welcome).