Question the effectiveness of homework and flossing.


You do not need to have a post-modern disposition to question the effectiveness of homework. You likely did as an eight grader and as the parent of an eighth grader late on a Wednesday night. Alfie Kohn┬áhas taken the no-homework charge for some time and the message even began to go mainstream.It looks like the … Continue reading Question the effectiveness of homework and flossing.

Cost Disease and Teachers’ Salaries


One of the most vital things schools can do for the success of their students is to recruit and retain the best teachers. Salaries is still brought up as one of the means to accomplish this goal. Another point to consider is that of cost disease in education. Scott Alexander does an excellent job of … Continue reading Cost Disease and Teachers’ Salaries