iOS app Android app

Entries by Gerald Bracey from 02/2007

Get Rich: Be a School Teacher

| Posted 02.05.2007 | Politics
Read More: Politics News

The annual figure for teachers comes close to estimates made by teacher unions and, being close to the 2005 median family income of $46,086, is not a starving wage.

The Insignificance of Significance

| Posted 02.09.2007 | Politics
Read More: Politics News

The January, 2007 National School Boards Association document, "More Than a Horse Race: A Guide to International Comparisons," contains this sentence...

Tommy & Roy: Domestic Shock and Awe on the Education Front

| Posted 02.18.2007 | Politics
Read More: Politics News

The testing industry has proven itself incapable of getting data back to states and schools in a timely manner yet you ask for a 12th grade test plus tests in science in various grades.

The Worst Place to Be a Kid

| Posted 02.22.2007 | Politics
Read More: Politics News

If you're a lucky kid, you're in the Netherlands and if you can't make that scene, you can settle for Sweden, Denmark, or Finland. You're worst off if you're in the United Kingdom or the United States.

The Kids Are OK, But Journalists and U.S. Department of Education Bureaucrats...

| Posted 02.26.2007 | Politics
Read More: Politics News

It is quite possible that reading scores are down because the kids are taking more math and science courses.