Monthly Archives: December 2012

What school doesn’t do

In an article called “What They Don’t Tell You about Promotions,” published on Lifehacker, Victor Wong gives advice to young professionals. His advice is focused on the workplace and not on school, but what struck me were the implications about … Continue reading

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Better than schools

Yet another person reminded folks in a conversation in which I participated recently that we can’t give up on public schools because, for many children, that’s the only place where they can escape their horrible families and find a warm … Continue reading

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Who is ignorant?

Diane Ravitch (whose blog I follow because I often admire her work and opinions) praises an article by Leon Wieseltier in the New Republic as “one of the most eloquent explanations of why we need teachers, schools, and universities.” (I … Continue reading

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