Monthly Archives: May 2012

Our obsession with growth

The move towards increased accountability coupled with the creation and collection of new data mean K-12 education is constantly sorting through a variety of metrics to better understand what is working and what is not.  But the layers of additional … Continue reading

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Graduation day poem

Earlier in my life, I studied modern American poetry.  One of the contemporary poets I really like was Dorianne Lux, who wrote the following.  To all of Colorado’s high school graduates – congratulations. Books by Dorianne Laux You’re standing on the … Continue reading

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