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The Narcissism of School 'Reform'

John Thompson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Education
John Thompson

This week, two icons of the contemporary school "reform" -- the Gates Foundation and Michelle Rhee -- illustrated the movement's essence. And it wasn't pretty. They exemplify the late Christopher Lasch's concept of the "culture of narcissism."

Publishing Teacher Effectiveness Rankings Draws More Criticism

| Louis Freedberg | Posted 06.02.2012 | Education

This story comes to us courtesy of California's EdSource Extra. The release last month of "value-added" rankings of New York City teachers based on...