Tide Turning Against @TeachForAmerica?: Does Popular=Good

I have never been a fan of Teacher for America although I have never questioned Wendy Kopp’s good intentions in creating the concept as a graduate student years ago. It has nothing to do with providing high quality teachers for the long term, however, and unfortunately for reformers like her, longer term solutions are what […]

Reflections on the First Day of School

For the school divisions in my immediate area, today was the first day of school. I know some districts have gone back earlier in August, but around here, today was the day. This morning, I viewed multiple postings from teachers and moms. The¬†teachers were anxious to get to work and meet their new classes and […]