Category Archives: Political

Discussions of current educational crisis, efforts to fix it, and other commentary one might deem of a political nature.

Breakfast Club 2.0 Postscript

After serving an additional morning of Saturday school, I received an encouraging email from a parent of one of the students I supervised.  The email thanked me for engaging the young man in a serious discussion about his essay on … Continue reading

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A Summer Course to Remember

I recently finished teaching an accelerated algebra 1 summer bridge course.  The following images best depict and contrast my experiences teaching the recent summer course and teaching my regular course this past year, in reverse order.  ***Regular School Year Experience***   … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy Run Amok

I stumbled upon the commentary below after reading, and opining about, a reblogged post at Larry Cuban’s site. [1] I repost this commentary as I believe Stephen, the commenter, speaks truthfully about the ignorance embodied in bureaucracy as well as the … Continue reading

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