Monthly Archives: August 2014

USMA ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Proud to see my classmate, BG JT Thomson, now the 75th Commandant, United States Corps of Cadets at West Point, aka “The Comm,” along with the Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, LTG Robert L. Caslen, aka “The Supe,” and the United … Continue reading

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Eric Lerum and I Debate Teacher Evaluation and the Role of Anti-Poverty Work (Part 2)

Originally posted on 34justice:
StudentsFirst Vice President Eric Lerum and I recently began debating the use of standardized test scores in high stakes decision-making.  I argued in a recent blog post that we should instead evaluate teachers on what they…

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Persistence in Math Teaching Patterns: Deja Vu All Over Again

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Math instruction took another big hit recently. “Big” because the New York Times,  one of the top U.S. newspapers ran it as a cover story of its magazine section.…

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