BLOGS: Around The Blogosphere
Reforming Teaching: Are We Missing the Boat? LDH & DH
While the interest in teacher effectiveness is overdue, this approach does not offer a strategy to ensure that teachers will have opportunities to gain the skills they need.
Secretary Arne Duncan Meets with Mayors to Discuss Recovery Act Funding USDE
In attendance were David Cicilline (Providence), Kevin Johnson (Sacramento), and Cory Booker (Newark), as well as Doug Palmer (Mayor of Trenton and CEO of the U.S. Conference of Mayors).
Duncan Appoints 7-Year Old as Top Aid Ed Notes Online
" The pendulum in the country has swung too far to adults" – Arne Duncan
The Jimi Hendrix district Joanne Jacobs
Jimi Hendrix is the role model in San Francisco public schools, reports Chronicle columnists Philip Matier and Andrew Ross.
Test Teens For Depression, Says Government Panel Jezebel
An estimated 2 million teens in America — or 6% — are depressed, and most don't receive treatment.