Jason Anger

In matters of race and gender, public schools have become a battleground for culture wars in America, and the general public has taken notice. ...
"As many struggled to do just that, concerns arose about the effects this switch in routine would have on students."...
The narrative, it turns out, is based on faulty methodology to begin with....
In English classes across the country, there are teachers who are motivated to get rid of the classics in schools, who would dismiss Frost as just another dead, white, cis, hetorsexual man....
James Furey review’s Tom Bennett’s Running the Room....
The federal government’s treatment of gender has some issues....
The focus of this month’s Chalkboard Bookshelf collection is the popular education book Teach Like a Champion, now in its third edition....
Treatments which can have permanent effects should not be available to children; furthermore, it is a massive overreach for a school to hide information about its students from their parents....
One of the key figures in the effort to bring cognitively sound principles into the classroom, Willingham’s book is at the top of many teachers’ list of books that helped them become more aware of evidence-based practices....
The conversation around public schools is becoming more polarized by the day, with several apparently intractable sides seemingly unable to agree even on the most basic goals of a public educational system. ...
Hirsch, a giant in the field of Ed reform, will be familiar to and adored by many reform-minded teachers. Sadly though, he remains unknown to a majority of people graduating out of teaching programs — at the expense of both teachers and students....
Each month, I will review an education book and report back to readers the good, the bad, and the ugly in education publishing....

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