Monday, November 24, 2003

EDUCATION NEXT




While browsing around the Web, I found an interesting publication called Education Next. In the archives was an article about the Cleveland schools. It goes into detail about the period of state takeover, concluding that:

By 2000, Cleveland’s central administrators had recovered from the state takeover of 1995, dismantled decentralization, and silenced the political calls for democratic participation. The Cleveland story illustrates why school-based management has failed in district after district.

Sunday, November 23, 2003

THIS IS WHAT i'VE BEEN SAYING FOR YEARS




Joanne Jacobs (an education blogger who is spot-on as always) writes about teacher retention.