Tag: TFA

Happy Second Day!

A few good reads from around the web… School Finance 101’s Bruce Baker with “On Death Penalties for Schools and Misplaced Outrage” Ravitch discusses “Why Hedge Fund Managers are So Interested in School Reform” Kris Nielsen reviews Davis Guggenheim’s TEACH, that aired… Read More

Matt Damon and Mom Decline NEA’s Award

Matt Damon and his mother, Nancy Carlsson-Paige declined an award from the NEA because of the NEA’s collaboration With TFA on an op-ed piece in the USA Today. ┬áRead about it here. Here is Matt Damon in his Chicago Teachers Union hat…

Wednesday Link Around

A few links to keep you busy the week before the holidays (because I know you weren’t busy already)… Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post reports that NY State test scores are expected to plummet this year. ┬áReality-based educator notes, “As Rick Hess… Read More