What Would You Prioritize If You Were the Next US Secretary of Education?

It is decided. On the late morning / early afternoon of February 7, 2017, the Vice President broke a 50/50 tie to confirm Betsy Devos as the next US Secretary Continue Reading →

10 Pros and 10 Cons of Betsy #Devos for US Secretary of Education

Since President Donald Trump first identified Betsy Devos as┬áhis candidate for the next US Secretary of Education, I’ve spoken with close to a couple dozen colleagues in education about her Continue Reading →

A World-Class Driver in a Yugo Will Not Win The Indy 500

There is plenty of research to support the value of great teachers. Skilled and committed educators often make a difference for individual students as well as entire classes. There is Continue Reading →

Hypernormalization, Awakenings, and the Modern Education System

In Living in an Unreal World, a documentary released on the BBC in October of 2016, Adam Curtis describes modern western society as having concerning parallels with the past Soviet Continue Reading →