|The protesting students are demanding that the institutions live up to their values. How long did we think the students wouldn't notice? — John Warner (@biblioracle)|
Most charter schools — I don’t want to say every one — but most charter schools, they don’t take the hardest-to-teach kids, or, if they do, they don’t keep them. And so the public schools are often in a no-win situation, because they do, thankfully, take everybody, and then they don’t get the resources or the help and support that they need to be able to take care of every child’s education. -- Washington Post
|At Mizzou last night.|
Success Academy charter-school chain has suspended or expelled elementary students, including many kindergarteners, often for minor infractions — and at a rate seven times higher than elementary students in New York City’s public school system as a whole. -- N.Y. Daily NewsVermont Ed Sec. Rebecca Holcombe
These tests are based on a narrow definition of “college and career ready.”... If your child’s scores show that they are not yet proficient, this does not mean that they are not doing well or will not do well in the future. -- The Answer SheetTime Magazine's Jeffrey Kluger
You have to accept that a single thing can exist in two states at once—alive and dead, black and white—until it’s observed or measured in some way, at which point it instantly takes on one quality or the other. -- What Einstein Got Wrong About the Speed of LightI made this one up...
Ben Carson: "it's a witch hunt. The media keeps quoting me knowing I'm a crackpot."— Mike Klonsky (@mikeklonsky) November 8, 2015