The Cutthroat Curriculum

“When you are basing the effectiveness of teachers on lots of softer things, whether the kids feel good, whether the classroom is happy, whether we’re creative (don’t get me wrong, those things are important), but if the kids can’t read…that’s not acceptable,” former Washington D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee asserted indignantly in a recent interview […]

The Washington Post and its blood bank, Kaplan University: EduGate

The recent article I found regarding the New York Stock exchanged Washington Post Company came out of Bangalore,  the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka .  It was published on February 23rd, 2011 and was carried by Forexyard.com, the on-line trading network.  The Washington Post, as you will read, would never carry such an […]