The Times writes-up a new study about job satisfaction in different fields. Surprise! Teachers like their jobs. That’s a result you get when you ask the questions in a straight-forward manner. It’s challenging work but being with kids is, you know, fun, despite how much time people spend talking the job down.
Keep an eye on Texas, backlash on accountability happening there, shows how much this issue is not partisan. But a coalition of anti-accountability types and companies that are not interested in a skilled workforce are attacking the state’s graduation policies.
Rocketship is expanding and seeks a Managing Director for Milwaukee (a place that remains one of the most fascinating education locales in the nation).
Jackie Lain, a true gem, (Clinton White House, S&P, Texas School Boards Association) is launching a start-up. And they are hiring (and closing dates extended so you can still apply).
*I’m on the review board for the prize.