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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 01/2011

Can Teachers Run Schools?

| Posted 01.03.2011 | Education

America needs more educational experiments like Edvisions -- experiments in governance, structure, and learning.

What School Turnaround Really Takes

| Posted 01.15.2011 | Education

George Soros' OSI asked child psychiatrist Dr. Pamela Cantor to build systems to respond to child trauma in Eastern Europe. After September 11, 2001,...

Rhee-form or Reinvention?

| Posted 01.17.2011 | Education

Fix or replace? The answer is both. The U.S. is rapidly falling behind the rest of the industrial world. We need to work inside and outside the system. We need rapid reform and reinvention.

Three Strategies for Broke States

| Posted 01.24.2011 | Education

America's history of local control makes it difficult for state leaders to orchestrate cost savings other than across the board cuts. However, states have quietly taken control of standards, assessments, data, and increasingly school finance.

Online in Ohio

| Posted 01.26.2011 | Education

Learning Unbound, a Columbus conversation about education, dealt with the perplexing "GM moment for education" when the situation demands better outcomes with lower revenues.