Robert Pondiscio

Why Student Protest Should Not Be Punished – Dropout Nation – Education Article

Your editor hasn’t spent much time on today’s National Student Walkout mostly because there has been plenty of coverage and commentary from other corners. Yet I find myself writing briefly about the protests by high school students on behalf of gun control laws spurred by last month’s massacre of 17 students and teachers at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., because the event inadvertently intersects with an issue school reformers continue to deal with badly: The debate over…

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The Side Effects of Reading Robert Pondiscio. Plus, What’s Eating Teacher Salaries in Kentucky? – Education Article

Smart List: 60 People Shaping the Future of K-12 Education “Least influential of education’s most influential information sources.” — Education Week Research Center “full of very lively short items and is always on top of the news…He gets extra points for skewering my high school rating system” — Jay Mathews, The Washington Post “a daily dose of information from the education policy world, blended with a shot of attitude and a dash of humor” …

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