Monthly Archives: July 2012

Teachers, Reformers and the “Real Fight”

In a new post on the NewSchools blog, I take issue with claims that education reformers and teachers are natural enemies. I also had a really dumb joke in there involving a lunch that I attended with Felix Salmon, who graduated from the University of Glasgow, at which Scottish salmon was served… You do the […]

From the Aspen Ideas Festival, interesting ideas on education

For a week before Independence Day every year, some of the most affluent and powerful people in the country come to listen to some of the most thoughtful and influential, in an event called the Aspen Ideas Festival. (Disclaimer: the NewSchools Summit, which I am responsible for, is organized in partnership with the Aspen Institute, […]