Tagged: Accountability

Giving All Students an Equal Opportunity

By Michelle Yelaska, SED ’16 Usually when I see viral videos or popular tweets, I dismiss them as fads that are entertaining but unnecessary. However, there is one blog that I follow quite adamantly – Humans of New York. Photojournalist Brandon Stanton travels through the city taking pictures of your average human and informally interviews […]

One Math Class – The Value of a Single Class

By Sophie Klein, SED 2016 Math. If you cringed seeing that word then you are like me. When I found out that I only had to take one math class for all of college I was ecstatic. After having countless years of horrible math class experiences I was excited to finally get math class done […]

What’s Next in Education Reform

Dean Hardin Coleman offers his thoughts on education reform.

Restructuring Teacher Contracts

Dean Hardin Coleman addresses the importance of teacher evaluations and proposes a new way of thinking about teacher contracts.

Take a Look At What’s Working

Take a Look at What’s Working by Etienne R. LeGrand, SED ’78 Drew Charter School, Atlanta Public Schools’ first charter school, has become the state’s number one ranked school for educating low-income, black students.  It’s one of the first schools to integrate a comprehensive birth to four year old early childhood component into its elementary school […]

Teacher Evaluation

Dean Hardin Coleman discusses teacher evaluation and its value. Teacher evaluation can help identify and promote great teachers. But, what are effective systems of evaluation?