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Robin Lakoff Teacher tenure: Yes!

In his New York Times op-ed of August 19, Frank Bruni has become only the latest in a long line of authoritative people to denounce teacher tenure. By so doing, Bruni enters the race to become my least favorite Times columnist, against the stiff competition of Maureen Dowd and David … More >

Vicki Zakrzewski A new model of school reform

Last week, The New Yorker reported that Mark Zuckerberg’s 2010 gift of $100 million to the Newark School District hadn’t really improved the schools — with most of the money having been spent on labor contracts and consulting fees.

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Meanwhile, on the opposite coast, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), an urban … More >

Vicki Zakrzewski A new vision of teacher education

“This experience changed my life profoundly, both personally and professionally, and because of it, I will be able to affect a positive change in the lives of others.” — School superintendent

This was one of many inspiring testimonials we received from our inaugural Summer Institute for Educators, which wrapped up … More >

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