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Entries by Steve Nelson from 01/2011

Stop the Teacher Bashing Already!

| Posted 01.10.2011 | Education

And we must reject the educational policies that tie teachers' hands and force them to treat their students like raw material on a production line.

Keeping Our Children Silly -- A New Educational Mandate

| Posted 01.19.2011 | Education

As the head of a school in Manhattan I often speak to anxious parents seeking admission to pre-school. I often begin by asking them what qualities they most admire in others.

Racing to the Top of the Cliff (and Beyond)

| Posted 01.28.2011 | College

Will we ever learn? The latest evidence that the "Race to the Top" program leads over the edge of a cliff comes courtesy of the depressing results rep...