Educate So Hard, Michael Bloomberg Wanna Fine Me [Education Week]

Jose Vilson Guest Posts, Mr. Vilson

Excerpt: As in any other subculture, rap aficionados argue about which rapper has produced the most impressive output. Jay-Z has cited Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., and 2Pac as “greats”—and his career is often compared with theirs. The Notorious B.I.G. and 2Pac met untimely deaths in 1997, so comparisons are limited. But Nas’ “Illmatic” is considered one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. Few hip-hop fans believe any of …

Jose Vilson in Teacher Magazine: What Education Can Learn From Baseball

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Ladies and gents, check the following article I wrote for Teacher Magazine, an in-depth article about what K-12 education can learn from Major League’s baseball’s woes in the mid-90s. It even made the front page! Check it for yourself here. And comment there, too, if you can. Thanks, all. Jose, whose brother just saw the article posted and asked “So what are you doing next?” A-mazing.