This is a time that begs us to ask ourselves what matters? Could we try to ask that about learning?
We refuse to learn from experience, we want easy solutions, we’re not interested in other points of view, and winning is everything
An increasing number of conditions threaten the existence of our system of public education — and this might not be a bad thing
Fixing school accountability, property-tax equity, fair distribution of resources, and charter school expansion may be necessary but is not sufficient.
Schools as traditionally organized do not meet the needs of poor people of color who make up the bulk of our urban population
Continuing to invest more time, energy, resources in trying to do things right with Abbott is going to get us more of what we’ve got
The ultimate goal of education: helping students learn how to be, how to do, and how to know.