Monthly Archives: January 2011

2010 top education stories

One of the whimsical pleasures in a New Year are the end-of-year lists.  These are often more for amusement than instruction, but do a reasonable job of measuring the sentiment of the previous twelve months.  So, in contrast to Van’s … Continue reading

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Pension debate heats to a boil

Two remarkable articles in the NYT about the dreary and critical subject of public pensions, including those of teachers. The first begins with the YouTubed confrontation between teacher and Governor in New Jersey, but provides a very balanced and nuanced view of the issue: … Continue reading

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