Blog Posts Of The Day
BoardBuzz starts us off with the heart-warming school story of the year: Talk about giving a gift. The AFT Blog gives some much-deserved love to The Fritwire, which is an invaluable way to track what's going on on the Hill and in DC: Get Wired -- Fritzwired, That Is.
Kennedy's descent into confusion over NCLB is described by The Hoff: Kennedy Listens to NCLB's Liberal Critics. Speaking of changing views, did a certain Arkansas politico change his views on vouchers, asks Michele McNeil: Should Huckabee Be Wearing Flip Flops?.
Teachers tend to be absent on certain days, says EIA: Monday I'll Have Friday on My Mind.
Growth models and broader ways of measuring achievement are tricky, says TQATE: It's (Not) So Easy. But SES has been good, according to Charlie B and RAND: Supplemental Educational Services Get Straight A's.
Sometimes reporters really muck things up, says the ASBJ blog: It was the reporting, not school communications, that went wrong. Speaking of wrong, Eduwonkette has strong-armed several bloggers into telling everyone 7 Things You Didn't Want to Know. Joanne Jacobs and I are the last holdouts.
Eduwonk notes that the creator of the Teacher Advancement Program has passed away: Lew Solmon.