Blog posts from June 2013

June 24, 2013

See, hear and feel what it's like to be inside a school where teachers are calling the shots. Check out these captivating short videos from the soon to be released film, Good Morning Mission Hill: The Freedom to Teach.

June 17, 2013 · By Ted Kolderie

My June 9 commentary has now been circulated pretty widely around the country. It's drawn a good deal of favorable response. Clearly it has also distressed some people. Raising uncomfortable questions does upset people. But good decisions come only out of full discussion.

June 14, 2013 · By Ted Kolderie

Is is sensible to use a one-dimensional definition of achievement? Is it fair? So far as proficiency in reading and math is a goal -- and it is, for all students -- is conventional school really the only route to achievement for all students?