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A Curious Thing Happened on the Way to School

In the intersection of social media movements and red state parsimony grass roots teachers’ strikes erupt in West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky. Continue reading

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Schools and Politics: Charters Schools and Teachers’ Unions

Summary: Last week, as part of a discussion of charter schools, I cited the Harlem’s Children Zone as an umbrella project that has changed the “context” of associated schools, and thereby the expectations of students and the realities from which … Continue reading

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Teaching/Learning Lexicon: “Education” as Cultural Artifact

Today I find myself meditating on the word “education”. In some ways I avoid a more comprehensive set of topics that I will get around to, I suppose. But also a workshop earlier today and an article read this evening … Continue reading

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