Category Archives: Books

Tuesday Tidbits, October 19, 2010

Been thinking about non-fiction books that aren’t about schools but say a lot about kids and adults and education, and these three come to mind: Alex Kotlowitz’s There Are No Children Here and the late Michael Dorris’s The Broken Cord … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits, September 28, 2010

As a part of this week’s Education Nation activities, see this Education Nation Scorecard, which allows “families to navigate the education system by providing useful, easily understandable information about performance at individual schools, as well as in districts, states, and … Continue reading

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Book distribution programs and their impact on kids

Yesterday, I attended an event at the National Press Club, the release of a report commissioned by Reading is Fundamental (RIF) and conducted by Learning Point Associates (LPA). (Full disclosure: I managed this project when at LPA.) For those that … Continue reading

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