Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Farewell to Teaching

Near the end of his WWI classic, A Farewell to Arms, Hemmingway wrote : “The world breaks everyone, and some are stronger at the broken parts.” Even in high school, I loved the sentiment.  Sure, the quote is often applied … Continue reading

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Why There’s A Contract

One of the biggest complaints from education reformers and politicians is that contracts negotiated by teachers’ unions are full of perks and benefits that prevent quick transformation of schools.  One report suggests that redistributing the cost of these “perks” to … Continue reading

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