Top 13 ‘Educated Reporter’ Posts of 2013
With the New Year nearly here, I thought I’d share my Top 13 posts from 2013. These are the ones that generated the most reader response, including online comments, emails, and Twitter:
1. Students, Teachers Push Back Against High-Stakes Testing
2. Bowl-Bound Colleges Punt on Graduating Black Football Players
3. After Sandy Hook: A New Approach to Campus Safety
4. To Boost Student Learning, Should Teacher Quality Trump Class Size?
5. Student Absenteeism: Turning More Eyes Toward Empty Desks
6. Male Minorities Succeed in School, But Few Notice
7. Should Schools Be Responsible for Obesity Prevention?
8. Will Obama’s Plans for Early Ed Go Up in Smoke?
9. State Takeovers: What Loss of Control Means for Schools
10. Balancing the Equation for Boys and Girls in Math
11. For Charter Schools, Demand for More Success – and Seats
12. Proceed With Caution: Using Polling Data in Education Reporting
13. New MetLife Survey: Teacher Job Satisfaction Hits 25-Year Low
I’m not big on resolutions, but January seems to require it. At the top of my professional list: Using less jargon (I’m far from alone on that one). On the personal side, I’d like to run a 10K, although two 5Ks might have to count. I hope you have a safe and happy New Year!