Kirsten Schmitz on your favorite fictional teacher’s retirement deal. Andrew Frank on participatory budgeting.
Also in The 74, Max Marchitello wants to 2x Title I spending.
Paul Weinstein checks in on the three-year bachelor’s degree idea we’ve discussed around here from time to time.
Alex Hernandez with a three-part look at Achievement First’s story.
This is really not a good look for the Broward County Schools in Florida. And behind the inspiring story of civic activism by the students there is a second story of frustrated parents and students that is not getting the same level of attention. Meanwhile, in our part of the sector, based on incomplete (and now changing) information everyone seems to have a firm opinion about what did or didn’t happen there before the shooting. Also not a good look.
How a keychain mace can keep you out of college, via Ed Navigator.
Another piece of CW debunked. Superintendents stay on the job longer than you probably think.
Noam Scheiber on the strong union / weak union question.
“Books Behind Bars” on Today. New documentary film coming on this very cool initiative.
This EP event on the future of education in DC looks fantastic.
Also in DC, this is happening. Well…
I’m old enough to remember when DC officials didn’t want to send their kids to the schools and that was the problem https://t.co/Q5SLVDc7dJ
— Andrew Rotherham (@arotherham) April 18, 2018