New York City is embarking on an unworkable and untenable evaluation system that will destroy the education of countless children and demoralize teachers as well as administrators. The inmates have taken over the asylum.
George Lakoff has retired as Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is now Director of the Center for the Neural Mind & Society (cnms.berkeley.edu).
Stop School Reform: Stories from the life of a "bad" teacher
"That all citizens will be given an equal start through a sound education is one of the most basic, promised rights of our democracy. Our chronic refusal as a nation to guarantee that right for all children.... is rooted in a kind of moral blindness, or at least a failure of moral imagination.... It is a failure which threatens our future as a nation of citizens called to a common purpose... tied to one another by a common bond." —Senator Paul Wellstone --- March 31, 2000
A blog about education by a math teacher
Living with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and surviving.
Dr. James Avington Miller Jr
A poetry teacher defending ALL students and their families
Attacks on our public education system hurt America
A Parent's Thoughts on Education in the Era of Reform
Just a blog by a guy who's a retired math teacher
An insider's look at education, teaching, parenting and coming of age.
Thoughts from the Island
The intersection of education and politics
A site to discuss better education for all
A Teacher Speaks
Composing A Life
A great forum of promotion of friendship and co-operation between citizens and Police Officers. Come join us.
Mercedes Schneider's Blog: Mostly Education, with a Smattering of Politics and Pinch of Personal