The Week That Was: GOOD Education
The Week That Was.
We made a video about New Orleans' charter schools.
Should Mondays be meatless? Tami O'Neill's argument on why they should be inspired an intense back and forth. Have you weighed in?
In the battle to fix our schools, we wondered who's approach is better: Newsweek or New York Teacher. Join in the discussion here.
Anya Kamenetz, author of DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, filed her third dispatch about how, in the future, we will know everything we wish to know.
wrote about how a 12-year old girl in India runs a make-shift school for village schoolchildren and why private colleges are inflating grades faster than their public counterparts.
City Year reported from the trenches of a Los Angeles middle school
Lillian R. Mongeau
reported from Oakland about how Obama's new student loan legislation might impact a new generation of community college students.
In honor of Earth Day, Teens Turning Green wrote about what teens can do to think more globally while still acting locally.
And finally, for his weekly Mind the Gap series, Brendan Lowewrote about his students and how they demonstrate different kinds of toughness.
Poster of a 1918 war poster via Flickr user Boston Public Library.