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My previous post drew some negative attention, and I realized there were significant ambiguities in my meaning. The following is a response to Mr. Gary Rubinstein’s comments (read them here:¬†http://garyrubinstein.teachforus.org/2012/07/31/what-they-teach-the-new-cms-about-public-vs-charter-schools/). Soon I will post a revision of the offending post that better expresses my thoughts and clarifies any misunderstandings. Dear Mr. Rubinstein, Thank you so…

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Jul 31 2012

It’s Not About You

In a speech sometime this summer, someone said something like “It’s not about you, but it’s all about you.” What I think he meant was that this achievement-gap-closing-teaching-working-hard-never-sleeping work isn’t FOR me. It’s not for my benefit or glory or vanity. But at the same time, more and more the research is showing that the…

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