Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Mandate Relief Feedback Attached/SPSDEC Name Change/NY Chancellors
The candidacy of Cathleen P. Black, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s choice to be chancellor of the New York City schools, was in jeopardy on Tuesday as both a panel weighing her credentials and the state official who will determine her fate expressed deep doubts about her readiness for the job.
Greg Gunn and Larry Berger met as Rhodes scholars at
Oxford University and, after stints teaching computer skills and mathematics to children in Harlem and , they came upon an idea: create a business that would put technology in the hands of teachers and into classrooms. Stamford, Conn.
Tom Friedman covers education for the second day in a row…..
“Our unemployment today is not only because of the financial crisis. There are some deeper problems. If we’re going to get more Americans back to work, we will need more stimulus from the U.S.G. — the
government — from the top down. But we will also need more stimulus from the P.T.A.’s — the Parent Teacher Associations — from the bottom up.” U.S.
The trend for appointing CEOs to the top jobs is symptomatic of a declining commitment to public education and social justice