Press Room: Views on the News
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In the first installment of opinion pieces that give education advice to President Obama in his second term, Pallas writes that Race to the Top, Obama's signature education program, promoted "unproven policies."
In addition to tracking college readiness, the DOE should gauge how well City college students are performing, Nadelstern writes in the New York Daily News
Writing in Noticias en Desarrollo, a publication of the University of the Andes, the Associate Professor of International and Transcultural Studies, writes, that "literacy, 'the great enabler,' correlates with other important capabilities."
The author of "Great Expectations: A Rookie Year in the New Blackboard Jungle" writes in the Huffington Post that "high-quality preparation" and "robust support" are critical. Great teachers are "not available off the shelf."
In an opinion piece on "SmartBlog on Education," Ernest Morrell, Professor of English Education and Director of TC's Institute of Urban Minority Education, writes that the "game changing" issue for the future of education is "educational policies that negatively impact the morale of the [teaching] profession."
Alumna Carol Burris, with Harry Leonardatos, write in the Washington Post that well-financed school reform organizations have spawned a profitable, private-sector marketplace
One-year changes in test scores are not a "referendum" on education policies or initiatives, Pallas writes.
Web tools could deliver personalized instruction that builds on each student's strengths and addresses individual weaknesses," the EdLab director writes in Education Week, but skeptics need convincing.
"Community colleges have contributed to this problem," Bailey writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education on July 2, "but they are also essential to the solution."
The science educator interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson and the rap artist GZA about what kids need to get hooked on science.
James Borland writes that gifted programs should make education right for three million or so bright students, instead of "cultivating the rare talents that might blossom into eminence."