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Archive for December 2014

Jonathan Lovell Writes Secretary Duncan About Punishing Colleges of Education for Student Scores

This comment was Initially posted on Diane Ravitch’s blog on December 15, 2014 (see here) Jonathan Lovell, who has contributed several posts to this blog, has written to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan about his intention to grade colleges of education by the test scores of the students of their graduates. The deadline for submitting comments is January 2. Send comments to: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/12/03/2014-28218/teacher-preparation-issues Lovell writes: Dear Secretary Duncan, As a teacher educator for […]

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Holiday Greetings from the Walton Family Foundation

[Gordon Lafer, Associate Professor at the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center] Jennifer Berkshire, educational investigative reporter extraordinaire and blogger under the moniker of “EduShyster,” has recently entered an exceptional, and exceptionally important, blog posting (see here). It’s an interview with Gordon Lafer [decidedly NOT to be confused with economist Arthur Laffer),  a political economist and an Associate Professor at the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center. […]

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