MITUL Blog

Mon, 07/26/2010 - 14:36

CampaignCampaignAlthough the press conference announcing the report was postponed, a coalition of the leading civil rights organizations released today...

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Mon, 05/24/2010 - 09:06

NY Times CoverNY Times CoverThis Sunday's NY Times Magazine featured a cover story by Seven Brill titled The Teacher Unions’ Last Stand. Its a compelling narrative on behalf of the...

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Sun, 05/23/2010 - 13:26

The dominant narrative embeded in the US Department of Education's strategies rests on an assumption that charter schools are a better alternative than the neighborhood public school.  A well funded PR effort has emplanted that assumption in the public consciousness. A new Policy Brief from the Century Foundation summaraizes the research on charter school outcomes.  The...

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Tue, 05/18/2010 - 10:11

Jane SessumsJane SessumsAccording to the Washington Post Sunday, all 87 teachers will return...

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Sun, 05/16/2010 - 19:01
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Thu, 04/22/2010 - 13:44

Richard RothsteinRichard RothsteinIn a new EPI Briefing Paper released this week, Richard Rothstein and Harvard's William Peterson...

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Wed, 03/24/2010 - 22:25

DS Dept.of EducationDS Dept.of EducationThe Administration's Blueprint on Re-Authorization of ESEA has been out less than a week and already it has drawn a dose of cheerleading and some sharp critique...

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Sun, 03/21/2010 - 10:43

Patrick WelshPatrick WelshPatrick Welsh, who teaches English at T.C.Williams HS in Alexandria, VA,...