Last Sunday, The New York Times described Waterford’s Upstart online program for preschoolers, describing it as better than nothing, or, as "closing a gap." They described communities that could not … Read More
Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is being pushed into public schools. It could mean many things, restorative justice, meditation, anti-bullying programs, and much more.
But SEL is not just an add-on … Read More
Here we go again. Two nights of Democratic debates and public schools were only mentioned in connection with other issues. The candidates discussed climate change, gun control, health care, foreign … Read More
Nick Hanauer is described as "founder of the public-policy incubator Civic Ventures." His piece in The Atlantic called "Better Public Schools Won't Fix America," is an admission that the corporate … Read More
Those who claim teachers and their education schools have focused on the wrong way to teach reading never mention Common Core State Standards. But, since 2010, Common Core has figured prominently in … Read More