Education advocate and fellow education blogger Helen Gym Is Running for City Council!

Great news from Philadelphia…. Philadelphia: Helen Gym Is Running for City Council More information as it becomes available.  Diane Ravitch ported the following earlier today; Helen Gym, the articulate and tireless parent advocate for Philadelphia public schools, is running for City Council. Here is a 30-second video of Helen. She has already been endorsed by the…

In Reimagining School, What Must We Hold Onto – & What Must We Let Go Of?

Author, strategic communications consultant and education blogger Sam Chaltain raises a series of profound questions in his newest post.  His blog can be found at: http://www.samchaltain.com/ In Reimagining School, What Must We Hold Onto – & What Must We Let Go Of? Think about all the ways in which our brains are already hard-wired to think about “school.”…

EDUCATION JOURNALISM DESERVES AN F: A READER

From Paul Thomas’ https://radicalscholarship.wordpress.com On the local evening news, a story ran recently about closing down a popular segment of a relatively new rail trail to work on the crumbling infrastructure of pipes crossing beneath the trail and nearby roads. As part of the story, the on-air reporter chatted with two women who frequently walk along…

New York’s Public Schools Need Some Friends in Albany

Education Blogger Daniel Katz is a former high school English teacher and the director of Secondary Education and Secondary Special Education Teacher Preparation at Seton Hall University. His blog can be found at: http://danielskatz.net/ New York’s Public Schools Need Some Friends in Albany This is the text of a detailed letter I am sending to my representatives and…