Richard Whitmire’s worried about a reform backlash. Meanwhile, more pushback on the NCTQ – US News rankings project from ed schools. This seems like a remarkably counterproductive strategy and to the casual observer will just reinforce stereotypes.
Also, be sure to check out Pathway To Prison and other content on the Teached website.
And if you’re in Chicago or interested in Chicago education (and a lot happening there right now) this forum looks pretty good.