Monthly Archives: April 2010

Two views (and students…)

The Post yesterday ran two teacher perspectives on SB 10-191 (see: pro, con).  Both should be read, if only for the contrast.  What I find really illuminating about them is how they talk about students. One starts with a teacher engaging his … Continue reading

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A parallax view on SB 191

With Mike Johnston’s teacher evaluation bill headed towards a vote later today, the heightened rhetoric has now eclipsed the likely impact.  For while I wholeheartedly support this bill, I also think the fevered opinion has given it a prominence that … Continue reading

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Why college matters

Taking a break from state politics, and a short piece in The Economist with some sharp points on why students need to be prepared for college, and have the fiscal and academic ability to attend: In 2007 graduates earned 77% more per … Continue reading

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