From Metaphor to Global Nightmare: The World Bank’s Influence on US Education Reform Policies

A while back I wrote a piece called “Like Water for Education”  using the analogy of what multinational corporations and world banking do to natural resources in impoverished developing nations to what is happening in education reform in the U.S. I thought I was just being metaphorical.  Lately, I’ve come to discover that it’s aContinue reading “From Metaphor to Global Nightmare: The World Bank’s Influence on US Education Reform Policies”

Education Reform Sucks: Driving a Stake through High Stakes Testing

VAMPIRE AS CORPORATE ED REFORMER I teach a freshman seminar class about the “myth and lure of the vampire in modern society.”   Seriously.  It’s fabulous work. In an effort to my money where my mouth is, I am completing the same assignment required of my students last week: using notes from class and assignedContinue reading “Education Reform Sucks: Driving a Stake through High Stakes Testing”

Fast Food Education Reviewing the Facts about Education Reform

Back several decades ago the food industry discovered something called “fast food” and it exploded on the American landscape as a vehicle for providing food fast in economically savvy ways that would bring food cheaply and efficiently to the “unwashed masses” (meant sarcastically) in every corner of the globe.  Fast forward a couple of decades.Continue reading “Fast Food Education Reviewing the Facts about Education Reform”

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