John Thompson

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 July 8, 2020

Donald Trump Will Never Give Us the Smart, Nuanced Conversation We Need About Going Back to School

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the end of the 2019-2020 school year, parents and politicians nationwide sang the praises of teachers across the country—and it…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted July 8, 2020

Black Girls Need Police-Free Schools

We are at a precipice. Advocates and school leaders in nearly 100 districts all over the country have called for the removal of police in…

By Nia Evans, Kayla Patrick

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Posted July 7, 2020

Schools Are Essential, So Let’s Reopen the Right Way This Fall

This afternoon, President Donald Trump said, “We want to get our schools open. We want to get them open, quickly, beautifully in the fall.” I…

By Zakiya Sankara-Jabar

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