Wednesday, August 22, 2012

AFT innovation Priorities Show Feet Firmly Planted in the World of Ed Deform

Including merit pay, a longer day, common core, time during the day for data analysis and if you dig a little, all sorts of other goodies lurking behind ed deform.
Instead of redefining the debate into terms that would involve real learning, we get this.

Download the pdf below and leave any comments as you parse.
http://www.aft.org/pdfs/about/
IF_priorities2012.pdf

In case you think we have it bad here. Coming soon?

Lois Weiner 9:53am Aug 22
From Bogota, Colombia where I'm teaching for a few weeks: The Colombian teachers union is preparing a two-day strike for early September. Their primary demand is to push the government to stop the death threats (and assassinations, of which there have been many) against teachers.

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