Tag: gifted education and segregation

New York’s mayor needs to do more than eliminate ‘gifted’ programs

Editor’s note: This commentary from writer, lawyer and legal historian Natalie Wexler appeared recently on forbes.com. You can listen to a podcast Step Up For Students president Doug Tuthill recorded with Wexler here. Bowing to longstanding pressure, New York City’s outgoing mayor has announced that the city will eliminate its[Read More…]

redefinED blog stars: Michelle Rhee’s misread on vouchers, why teachers unions aren’t to blame and more

Editor’s note: This is our second installment of “blog stars,” a compilation of thoughtful material from other ed blogs. If I missed something good, by all means let me know at rmatus@stepupforstudents.org. Jay P. Greene’s Blog: Much to Learn About Vouchers Rhee Still Has Michelle Rhee’s faith in regulation is odd.[Read More…]