Posts tagged "Education Policy"

The Chicago Tribune's Editorial Page Earns Failing Grade on Ed Reform

Dear Chicago Tribune Editorial Staff, I read your editorial today supporting Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s CPS school closings, and accusing teachers of opposing reform. I’m sorry, but I had to give it an F. This is not acceptable work for the editorial page of a major newspaper. You have failed in the simple assignment of reviewing... Read more »

Republican Teachers Could Lead Public Debate on Reform

Recently, I was online discussing with a veteran teacher the idea of more federal assistance to states for the purposes of hiring, rehiring, and retaining teachers and other school staff. The discussion moved along to testing, union protections, and other topics of education reform. It didn’t take long before we hit an impasse, less because... Read more »