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Batman and Robin and Ignoring the Education Success Models You Tout

(What follows is a re-publish of my March 27, 2011 post titled  Batman and Robin Starring in “Pay No Attention to that Model We’re Ignoring.”  To understand the context it was written, the reader should know that I wrote this during the spring … Continue reading

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Is Michelle Rhee’s DREAM Act Advocacy Her Latest Effort to Appease Democrats?

On Sunday school reform’s grande dame, Michelle Rhee published an opinion piece in support of the DREAM ACT, a controversial amnesty bill for immigrants. No child should be forced to live in the shadows and hide their identity, nor should any teacher … Continue reading

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15 of 31 “F” Schools in Florida are Charter Schools

Rick Scott’s pretty pleased with himself will all the ed reform measures he’s signed into law. He wrote this in an Orlando Sentinel op-ed piece last Monday: With these pieces of legislation, we open doors of opportunity for students with disabilities, create … Continue reading

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A New Idea for Florida’s Schools: Parent Incentive Programs

One of the few things that both sides of the educationdebate will agree upon is the need for parents – especially those who are economically disadvantaged – to be more involved in their children’s learning. Bruce Diamond, a Civics Engagement … Continue reading

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