Tag Archives: ESEA

“May the odds be EVER in your favor”

Having just watched The Hunger Games with my two boys earlier today, Effie Trinket’s Capitol slogan, “May the odds be EVER in your favor,” struck me as the perfect tag line for Arne Duncan’s NCLB waivers, officially known as ESEA Flexibility.  The irony in … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Journalists Who Cover Education

Inspired by Anthony Cody’s recent posts that were written about in the New York Times, I wrote the following.  An open letter to journalists who cover education is towards the end.  Feel free to take from it to send to … Continue reading

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Obama’s Policies Under Fire: Department of Ed Responds

After Anthony Cody* posted “Obama Blasts His Own Education Policies” on his “Living in Dialog” blog,  Justin Hamilton, press secretary to Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, asked Anthony if he would correct certain statements he made in his post.  Anthony asked … Continue reading

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