Monthly Archives: November 2014

More Cartoons on Kids, Adults, and Technology

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
After nearly two years of once-monthly cartoons, readers and friends (and, yes, even family) send me their favorites. The eternal struggle of adjusting to each new technology gives cartoonists…

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Mystifying Poverty

In Mystifying Poverty, Will Johnson aptly summarizes the multi-pronged lunacy besieging public schools today under the mantra of education reform and its latest moniker: The Common Core State Standards.  Couple these with the teacher accountability movement ensconced in the Danielson Framework, or similar … Continue reading

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No Responsibility for Oops! Donors and School Reform

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Critics of current donors often point to how philanthropists have supported centralizing school governance (e.g., mayoral control, state takeovers of districts and schools, No Child Left Behind). They note…

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