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In these posts, I share some of the pieces I’ve read from around the web. Some of them are blogs from colleagues and others come from major publications … and everyone in between.

Short Notes: Dear Chris Lehmann [This Time, It's About You]

February 10, 2013 Short Notes

A few links: Amidst all the talk about Obama’s lack of action regarding Chicago’s daily murders, First Lady Obama attends Hadiya Pendleton’s funeral. [The Root] ITeach4Change ruminates on the situation at Garfield High School in Seattle. We still need serious reform. [Cooperative Catalyst] The NAACP asks you to nominate a local hero for their unsung […]

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Karen Lewis on Using The Bosses’ Tools [Pre-MLK Jr. Day]

January 20, 2013 Short Notes
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A few notes: The Los Angeles United School District and its teachers union came to an agreement on teacher evaluation that makes some sense. [LA Daily News] John Holland outlines with no equivocation the difference between responsibility and accountability. [Future of Teaching] Sherman Dorn gives us five oft-overlooked facts about President Barack Obama that might […]

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12 Blogs I Loved In 2012

December 30, 2012 Short Notes

In my short notes series, I like to share things I’ve read from around the web, usually parsed out from the plethora of things I pick up on my social media networks. At times, I find gems that keep me coming back for more. The following list have been reliable sources for pieces to share […]

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Short Notes: The Educational Income Gap And The Man Who Helped Us Defeat It

December 23, 2012 Short Notes

A few notes: Jason DeParle writes that poor students struggle in college as class plays a bigger role in education. Another case of “We told you so.” [New York Times] Jack Jennings of the Center on Education Policy joins the chorus of those who believe in the research on standardized testing. [Huffington Post] Jersey Jazzman, […]

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Short Notes: We Are Powerful Beyond Measure

December 9, 2012 Short Notes

A few notes: I’ll be writing lots on the Future of Teaching blog. Here’s my first offering of the week, a congratulatory note for Dr. John Holland. [Future of Teaching] We need you to take action. If you’re against the continuing proliferation of testing, please sign. Thank you! [AFT] What does it mean to be […]

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Short Notes: Hip-Hop Didn’t Fail America

December 2, 2012 Short Notes

Before I proceed, dozens of people from various school districts have told me that my site is blocked on their school computers. In the event that it is, you can always get my articles via e-mail by signing up on the right-hand side of this blog or by subscribing via RSS for my savvy readers, […]

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Short Notes: Why We Shouldn’t Grade Schools

November 25, 2012 Short Notes

Before I proceed, dozens of people from various school districts have told me that my site is blocked on their school computers. In the event that it is, you can always get my articles via e-mail by signing up on the right-hand side of this blog or by subscribing via RSS for my savvy readers, […]

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