Tag Archives: Nicholas Kristof on education

Schools and At Risk Kids: Early Intervention Redux

Summary: The President’s State of the Union message unexpectedly highlighted early childhood intervention, and has stimulated further discussion of the issue. Is there a whiff of bipartisanship in the air? In my post of February 5 I displayed my pessimism … Continue reading

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Schools and Politics: Bargained Success in the New Haven Schools

Summary: A reflection on Nicholas Kristof’s recent column “Uniting to Oust Failing Teachers”. He leaves out a critical element. In his column, “Uniting to Oust Failing Teachers”, as published in the Seattle Times February 18, 2012, the peripatetic Nicholas Kristof … Continue reading

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School Bureaucracy: We Now Learn Good Teachers Are Valuable

Summary: Another in a string of commentary about flattening the school hierarchy, and the value of teacher and staff input to decision making. Age old is the tale of the teacher, from the wise one, to the prophet, to the … Continue reading

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