Santa Fe Reporter - School Reformed http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-154-1-school-reformed.html <![CDATA[Pick the Best Answer - Rethinking parent choice for standardized tests]]>
By: Seth Biderman
There’s a lot of talk these days, in the world of public education, about “parent choice” and “parent empowerment.”]]>
<![CDATA[Re-Valuation - Why school reform begins with us]]>
By: Seth Biderman
Our public school system, after all, is just a vessel, guided by the values of the community in which it sails. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Parent’s Dilemma - How much do you believe in public schools?]]>
By: Seth Biderman
My wife and I find ourselves confronting a tricky dilemma: Though I believe in the principle of free public education, I’m not feeling good about sending our 4-year-old daughter to the neighborhood public school for kindergarten in 2015. ]]>
<![CDATA[Safe and Sound - Where school safety and sound education meet ]]>
By: Seth Biderman
It’s a terrifying statistic, and not only for those of us who send our children to school every day, but also for the educators and lawmakers who hold the professional and moral responsibility of keeping our schools safe.]]>
<![CDATA[The Schools Push Back - The next step is pushing forward]]>
By: Seth Biderman
On Dec. 17, in response to state and federal demands that our schools pull themselves up by their bootstraps with a new battery of student tests and teacher evaluations, our local school board pushed ]]>
<![CDATA[What Word? - Keeping the teacher in teaching by resisting the script]]>
By: Seth Biderman
A local elementary school teacher recently showed me the new manual she has been asked to use to teach reading to her students. I flipped it open and found a column of words, followed by these instruc]]>