Tag Archives: class size

The New Normal Redux

Earlier, in Ravitch: 1 – Gates and Duncan: 0, I commented on the ridiculousness of Arne Duncan pitching what he called “The New Normal: Doing More with Less” as his suggestion for how to handle the current crises in education, especially … Continue reading

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Class Sizes Show Signs of Growing

Does Education Secretary Arne Duncan understand the cultural and socioeconomic differences between Japan / South Korea and the USA?  Methinks not.  Otherwise he would not use OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) developed facts to compare attributes of classes … Continue reading

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