Ithaca Flashback

Remember this festival for teachers they were throwing in Ithaca. Apparently it turned out very well, says the local coverage here and here. But if a picture is worth a thousand words, then this bull-riding teacher to your right says it all…

“Seats At The Table,” Weisberg’s Tweet Game, And The Odds Don’t Look Good For Teachers Unions At SCOTUS. Plus, Ron Berger On Citizenship And Ed, School Choice Data, Caps #37, More!

We hosted a screening today for this film at Bellwether’s DC office. It’s about an education program in a secure facility in Virginia – and an education for all involved. Contact me if you’d like to be connected with the filmmaker – Chris Farina. Short the teachers unions? Look, I don’t want to say the …

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Dan Willingham turns in a great blog post about how the underpinnings of education, or lack thereof, complicate research.  This also help create the Neanderthal education politics we see as well. As part of their closeout The Department of Education sent letters to every state today outlining where they are on Elementary and Secondary Education Act compliance …

Happy Holidays

If you’re a teacher and looking for a holiday break in February, Ithaca, New York, is rolling out the red carpet for you…