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Michael Winerip

Ditching the NYT Booming Section: The True Story?

John Tarnoff | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Michael Winerip announced today that the New York Times' 18-month-old blog/section devoted to Boomers was being shut down so that the Times could "free up resources for other new ventures."

Why I'm On Both Sides Of The Mommy Wars

Grown And Flown | Posted 06.27.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

Most women writing about the topic of 'mommy wars' still have children in their homes and thus can only guess how they will feel about their decisions, when it is all said and done. But a generation of time has passed and there is no reason to speculate. We have the data, if not the answers.

Mike Winerip: Telling Stories Through A Boomer's Lens

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.12.2012 | Fifty

It was the perfect way to start our interview, given the turn that Mike Winerip's career is taking. He answered the phone warmly and then immediately ...

In Best High Schools Lists, Numbers Don’t Tell All

The New York Times | Michael Winerip | Posted 08.04.2012 | Education

This is the time of year when the lists of best high schools in the United States are published. For anxious consumers, the number of lists can be dau...

Measure for Mis-Measure with New York City Teacher Assessments

Alan Singer | Posted 05.07.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

Maybe New Yorkers can find a way to force Cuomo and Bloomberg to be honest about the politicalization of education in New York City and State and its negative impact on schools, teachers, and children.

Cheating Students Who "Pass" the Test

Alan Singer | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York
Alan Singer

Thanks to a recent article in the NYT we now know why students score much better on the English Regents. The exam is much easier than the others. In fact it is so easy that it does not even measure basic student literacy.

NY Times Wrong About Teacher Evals, Race To The Top

Peter Meyer | Posted 08.08.2011 | Education
Peter Meyer

Instead of hailing a successful teacher evaluation program, Winerup turns his story into another excuse to throw punches at the school reform movement.

The New York Times Needs To Do Its Homework On Teacher Evaluations

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Justin Snider

An editorial in The New York Times, titled "Fairness in Firing Teachers," has me wondering whether the Times editors understand much about how teachers are evaluated.