Public Relationists Ascendant! Please Sir, May I Have Some Policy…Sara Mead Is Going To Clean You Out! Biddle With Rights Talk, Aldeman Talks Pensions (Pensions Are The Plumbing), Life Advice From Tilson, Whistleblowing Or Bullying? Bellwether In Rock Videos.

Quick primer to understanding most education debates. If you look at them from the perspective of, “is this good or bad for kids, or does this matter to kids?” you’ll constantly be baffled by what is going down. If, by contrast, you look at it through the lens of public relations – is this good …

Friedrichs’ 4-4 Split, Is Giving The Poor Choice A Bridge Too Far For Today’s Facebook Social Justice Warriors? Emory Chalking, ACT, SAT, And Native Ed, Catholic School Comeback? Charters, Diddy’s Charter, School Boundaries, Grade Inflation, Volcanoes!

As expected ruling just came down, Friedrichs is a 4-4 split (pdf). Stay tuned for new justice… Kelly Robson and Andy Smarick on a renaissance for Catholic schools: But over the last decade or so, some corners of Catholic education—a field long wedded to traditional ways—have embraced a series of innovative reforms. New approaches to instruction, governance, …

CA Election Implications, Aldeman On Grad Rates, Whitmire On NOLA, And An Eduangle To Hastert Indictment?

The way this Dennis Hastert indictment is written strongly hints at a dark education angle to it. Weeby on Christie.  Chad Aldeman on high school graduation rates going up. Even discounting for some graduation scams bumping numbers something positive is happening here. Have been meaning to note the elections last week in California – LAUSD …