People, Politics & Business

January 2011

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Corey Booker On Collective Bargaining, Wisconsin, Tenure

On Morning Joe, joining "60 Minutes" Leslie Stahl in discussion about teachers Read more
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Is a new "Thank You" culture coming?

Gary Vaynerchuk on "Morning Joe" with a message that social media will drive a more humanized and "small town" world. Read more
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The Most Important Higher Education Study in Years - "Trust Us" won't cut it anymore

"Trust Us" Won't Cut It Anymore: American higher education,' the researchers found, 'is characterized by limited or no learning for a large proportion of students.' Read more
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How To Create Jobs For At-Risk Youth

Guest Blogger Edward DeJesus Gets Real: " . . . More Youth Will Find More Successful, Productive Work In The Human Service System Than In The Green Industry . . ." Read more
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David Brooks Says "Superior" Chinese Mom is "Coddling" her Children

"Practicing a piece of music for four hours requires focused attention, but it is nowhere near as cognitively demanding as a sleepover with 14-year-old girls." Read more
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EDUCATION MASH-UP (Humor)

"So much cranky clamoring lately: Three major movies. Joe Scarborough, Seth Godin, even Carl Bernstein getting into the act. Who gave these intruders the stage? Don't "turn over the tables in the temple" in education!" I like the status quo. Cheers!" Dr. D. Read more
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Randi Weingarten on The Colbert Report

Randi Weingarten, head of The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), one of the largest teachers' union in the country, visits Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central last night in this video Read more
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Randi Weingarten on Morning Joe Today

Originally posted February 24, 2011... Read more
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The Emerging Job Market

Does your grad have what it takes? Are our students learning "the right stuff"? Read more
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Bill Gates Riffs about Math Education

Video: The Future of On-Line Lectures plus what Bill is reading and watching these days - Read more
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How NJ Gov. Chris Christie "Did His Homework"

Plus Two Videos: MSNBC 's "Morning Joe" and viral heckler Read more