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Entries by Rev. Romal J. Tune from 06/2011

Can the Faith Community Impact the Academic Success of Children?

| Posted 06.15.2011 | Education

As a minister, I wanted to inspire others in the same way that many clergy and lay people had inspired me.

Our Children's Education: Who Will Stand in the Gap when Politicians Act Like Absentee Dads?

| Posted 06.15.2011 | Education

If we are truly going to do something to help children and families rise above the circumstance of poverty, it is critical that we help kids succeed in the classroom.

Teaching to the Test and Calling It Success Is Like Landscaping Ghettos and Calling Them Condos

| Posted 06.22.2011 | Education

The assumption is that if students are passing tests then they must be learning. That's a very dangerous assumption.

Hedge Funds and School Reform: A Bad Mix

| Posted 06.29.2011 | Education

In the midst of the worst recession in our lifetime, some CEOs from hedge funds now want a shot at doing for schools what they did for the economy and jobs.