Research

Failing Systems, Complex Fix

Love this brief talk by Dr. Kara S. Finnigan at University of Rochester.  She talks about the pitfall of trying to address school failure without taking …

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Political Spin and Policy Research

Professor Jeffrey R. Henig of Teachers College, Columbia University delivers this brief talk about how research plays into political ideology.  His fear that research is losing …

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If Finland Was a Teacher

I’m reading this fantastic book by Sam Abrams of Teachers College on private enterprise in education.  It prompted me to check out more of his …

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Common Core Regrets? [via NYTimes]

In response to Diane Ravitch’s opinion piece in the Times recently, readers offered their take on testing, the state of public education, and critics.  One reader …

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