Category Archives: Ed Policy

Connecting the Public and Personal in Education (Part 1 of 2)

“Teaching is always done at the dangerous intersection of personal and public life. … As we try to connect ourselves and our subjects with our students, we make ourselves, as well as our subjects, vulnerable to indifference, judgment, ridicule. To … Continue reading

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They shoot teachers, don’t they? – A reflection on cheating in the Atlanta schools

DOBIJAĆ Sometimes only a word from another language has the ability to capture the real essence of a feeling or idea. These words often don’t have direct translations. I am using the Polish word, dobijać, to describe what I imagine … Continue reading

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Towards a New National Ed Policy

Recently a friend of mine asked me the following question, “What would your platform on education policy look like if you were running for state or national office?” His question came after several Facebook posts where I had decried the … Continue reading

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