Archive of 2010 March

An Equity Lens for ESEA Reauthorization

on March 30th, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

Recently, bi-partisan leadership in the U.S. Congress invited suggestions for the upcoming reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  In our comments, West Wind urged Congress to pay explicit attention to equity not only as an over-arching goal of reauthorization, but as a frame for reviewing each and…

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Transforming Teaching and Leading: A Vision for a High Quality Educator Development System

on March 24th, 2010 in Educator Effectiveness, Systems Change by | Comments Off

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Race Neutrality in the Obama Era

on March 22nd, 2010 in Blog by | 1 Comment

A recent story in the L.A. Times titled “Despite pressure from black activists, black support for Obama’s race-neutral stance is high” suggests that “average black folks” buy into Obama’s stance/strategy that a rising tide will lift African American boats.  Without taking issue with Washington on whether the black folks he interviewed in Charlotte, NC are “average,”…

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