Friday Fish Pics – Apple & Tree Edition

Here’s Kevin Kosar’s son following in dad’s footsteps. Dad is a regular around here, older sister has turned up, and it turns out his son has a nose for catfish, too. This was taken in Washington, D.C. right by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Pictures of kids with fish are hands down the […]

Friday Fish Porn: The Mayor With A Gar

We’ve had a lot of fish here over the years, different kinds of trout, salmon, large and smallmouth bass, stripers, shad…but we’ve never had a gar. Until today. Here’s Kevin Kosar, by day an analyst but more importantly the Mayor of Fish Porn again, with a gar he caught last weekend in the shadow of […]

Friday Fish – Fuller’s Back

Last week Kosar came back, but Bellwether’s Ali Fuller won’t let go of the Mayor of Fish Porn crown without a fight. So here’s some farm pond fishing from an end of summer trip the Fuller family took:                 You wan to see more pictures of education types, […]

The Future Of America is Nonwhite, But Are Our Schools Ready? Good Work At Goodwill, Must-Read Leondhart On College Diversity, Charter Snubs In Massachusetts, Pension Problems Everywhere, Billionaires And Advocacy, ESSA Debate, Sorta Fish, More!

It’s Friday, and again no fish pictures! There are some in the queue but it’s been busy around here. One link at the bottom and whiskey/education/congress expert Kevin Kosar goes fishing all the time. If you’re going to come after Chad Aldeman, especially on pension policy, get your facts straight first. Underneath the current craziness, I […]

Friday Fish Porn – Well Not Really, At All.

It’s winter so the fishing has slowed down (hundreds of fish pics here though) but education people are still getting outside and we’re diversifying from just fish pics: Tim Taylor of America Succeeds managed to work some duck hunting into an Arkansas trip. And Ali Fuller of Bellwether took this ibex in Spain earlier this […]

Posted on Feb 3, 2017 @ 8:30am

Kosar Takes The Helm, Three Cheers for School Advertising

This guest blogpost is by Kevin Kosar, author of Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education, who edits the Federal Education Policy History website and is a senior fellow at the R Street Institute. Thanks to Andy Rotherham for giving me the keys to Eduwonk this week. I will resist the temptation to post fish […]

Bellwether And The 74 Live Blogging The Conventions, More Dem Platform News, Education’s Mirth Problem, Fish, McWhorter On Policy, Rosenwald Schools, Rhames on Violence, Pay For Success, And What Are They Doing In Wisconsin Right Now? Plus Bear And Health Care News!

Bellwether and The 74 are teaming up to live blog the conventions, starts now. Let’s talk about education! Also look for a very cool project release from Bellwether on Monday. It’s Friday, but no fish pics today. Instead, Kevin Kosar who battles with Bellwether’s Alison Fuller for the mayor of fish porn title has launched […]

Posted on Jul 15, 2016 @ 10:36am

Hillary Clinton And Higher Ed, Prisons V. Schools, Buck Up History Advocates – Was It Over When The Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor? School Finance, Teacher Salaries, Demographic Data, And Henderson On DC And What’s Next. Plus Fish Pics And Mothman!

Below are some great fish pictures with Tim Taylor. Fish Porn Mayor Kevin Kosar has some, too, on his Twitter feed. Here and here most recently. Draft innovative assessment pilot regulations out.  The ambition for new ways of assessment bumps into the reality of assessment capacity. Alyson Klein here. Hillary Clinton is tuning and emphasizing her […]

Friday Fish Porn AK And CO

It’s hard to beat summer in Alaska. Here’s Bellwether Associate Partner Ali Fuller in Alaska with a fat salmon headed for the plate.  Does this look familiar to you? It’s not Ali’s first time in Friday Fish Porn, here she is last year with another salmon, different trip. And here’s Tim Taylor of America Succeeds […]