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Secretary Duncan Owes an Apology to Teachers

John Thompson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Education
John Thompson

If teaching were just a pathway to wealth and respect, no apology could compensate for the insults and the damage that Arne Duncan has helped inflict on teachers. Teaching, however, is an act of love.

Five Bold Ideas For TFA's Next 20 Years

Alexander Russo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alexander Russo

Here are five completely unsolicited ideas for TFA's next 20 years, on the occasion of its first, written while on the Bolt Bus from New York City to Washington, D.C. for the weekend celebration.

Where Is The Value In Value-Added Rankings Of Our Nation's Teachers?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

"Value-added" rankings have been a buzz word among educators since "Race to the Top", began promising funds to school systems that adapt to certain r...