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In 2014 education news, lots of personalities came and went.
Arne Duncan, Louis CK, Michelle Rhee, Campbell Brown, ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg, The Common Core, and education reform in a variety of shapes, forms, proposals and inconsistent practices. There have been scandals and reported cover-ups; charter schools made big news.
Since it’s the time of the year when newspapers, websites and television talk shows scan their archives to pick the person, place or thing that sums up the year in various venues, Salon has done it for education.
We heard a great deal about Charter Schools, Common Core and Education Reform. An essential question is:
What important changes, if any, took place that will make education more effective for the millions who depend on public schools for an education? The Salon article is filled with links. Click the ones that peak your interest. Regardless of how informed we are as individuals, about education reform and charter schools, each will find new information. Regardless of our personal perspective on the issue of public education, in this Salon article we will find new information. The key is to be open and objective. Read not to dispute what is written, but to get as much information as is possible and then compare facts and look at the evidence. The author of the Salon piece is Jeff Bryant