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Posted Sep. 16, 2015

Tireless and Tiring: Teacher John Thompson Has a New Book

John Thompson is an Oklahoma City educator who hates education reform, loves children, isn’t afraid to acknowledge his own shortcomings, and is more than willing…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Apr. 6, 2015

Meaningful Accountability Needs Both Classroom Observation and Test Scores

Teacher accountability is the holy grail of education buzz terms; its solutions remain elusive and discussing it seemingly incurs more incinerating debate than feasible forward…

By Liz Riggs

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Posted Apr. 2, 2015

From One Teacher to Another: Results Matter More Than Practice

The bottom line is and always will be very simple: If my students aren’t learning, then I am not an effective educator. Period. In his…

By Jessica Waters

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Posted Mar. 30, 2015

John Thompson: A Teacher Proposes a Different Framework for Accountability

Since Education Post publicly launched last September, we have had the privilege of getting to know people across the policy spectrum who are passionate about…

By John Thompson

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Posted Mar. 30, 2015

Audrey Hill: A Teacher Proposes a Different Framework for Accountability

Since Education Post publicly launched last September, we have had the privilege of getting to know people across the policy spectrum who are passionate about…

By Audrey Hill

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Posted Nov. 18, 2014

Klein Should Listen to Experts He Cites

Editor’s Note: Education Post believes that open, honest dialogue among people who don’t always agree is a needed step toward finding solutions to our educational…

By John Thompson

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

We Were Making Progress on School Discipline Until Betsy DeVos Came Along

At the turn of the century, in 1999, I was graduating from high school, motivated to enter the teaching profession with a passion to reform…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

When Disney’s ‘Frozen II’ Represents Indigenous Peoples Better Than Elementary Schools, There’s a Problem

As I sat with my 7-year-old daughter and her friends in a movie theater for a showing of “Frozen II,” I was fascinated. No, it wasn’t…

By Gina Caneva

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Posted Dec. 3, 2019

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of literacy…

By Jasmine Lane

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