Category Education reform

Catch up With Other Countries?

Catch up With Other Countries?   My response to:   Betsy DeVos: How We Can Catch Up to Other Countries in Education The U.S. secretary of education reflects on lessons from her trip abroad By Betsy DeVos June 28, 2018 As usual I like to know the educational background of those I criticize. She has […]

Technology Need Not be a Part of Education Today

Technology Need Not be a Part of Education Today   My Critique of: Why Technology Needs To Be A Part Of Education Today Published on December 13, 2017 By Ahefaz Lakhani <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-technology-needs-part-education-today-ahefaz-lakhani>&gt; Strategic Planning, Promotional Strategy, Brand Awareness, Franchise Network Development, Profit Growth I critique this only because the author mentions the USA and PBS! […]

Success Academy?

Success Academy?   My response to: Excellent Public Education — at Scale. It Can Be Done. Published on June 16, 2017 By Eva Moskowitz CEO and Founder at Success Academy Charter Schools << https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/excellent-public-education-scale-can-done-eva-moskowitz>&gt; As with most of my replies I like to know the educational background of the authors I critique. She has a […]

Is SEL Important?

Is SEL Important?   My response to: Embedding Social Emotional Learning Across the Curriculum Published on April 8, 2017 Tom Vander Ark Director of Getting Smart <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/embedding-social-emotional-learning-across-curriculum-tom-vander-ark>&gt; He has a BS in Materials Science and an MBA (Energy Finance). I wonder why school reformers rarely have a degree in education. SEL stands for Social and […]

Why We Don’t Need More Foreign Students

Why We Don’t Need More Foreign Students   A response to : Why We Need More International Students Published on February 28, 2017 By Michael Crow President at Arizona State University (This post originally appeared in CS Monitor.) He got his PhD in the Mid-1980s in Public Administration — Science and Technology Policy. He got […]

Charter Schools Any Good?

Charter Schools Any Good?   Testifying at NAACP hearing: Are charters the answer for ed? Published on February 13, 2017 By Julian Vasquez Heilig <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/testifying-naacp-hearing-charters-answer-ed-julian-vasquez-heilig>&gt; Professor, Director, Blogger, On-Air and Print Education Contributor Julian Vasquez Heilig stated, “Considering the election of Donald Trump, we may have reached a watershed moment for market-based school choice and […]

Jobs and Education

Jobs and Education I have written before on this when I used percentages of both supply and demand. But I was assuming that the number of people in the workforce and the number jobs were the same. In other words the supply and demand pies were the same the size. I was fairly sure that […]