I received this email from fellow teacher and former guest blogger Doug Livingston. I always find Doug’s comments interesting, and wanted to share this with readers. Here’s my biggest beef: We know how much of a positive influence on learning … Continue reading»

Government standards to loosen government control?

It’s not quite as crazy as it sounds. As longtime conservative education reformer, and common core supporter, Chester Finn argues, a rigorous set of common standards backed by rigorous assessments might actually help innovative school districts fight off government micromanagement … Continue reading»