Vacation has given me plenty of time to do some reading. Here are some interesting articles from the past week, courtesy mainly of Gotham Schools and Diane Ravitch's Twitter.
- Nick Kristof on our misplaced budget priorities: Our Broken Escalator
- Michael Winerip gives a blow by blow of the investigation into cheating in Atlanta schools
- Duke professor Dan Ariely and Education Secretary Arne Duncan share their takeaways from the cheating scandals in Atlanta and elsewhere.
- The Scientific American featured a guest blog comparing the flaws of the early eugenics movement and current education reform
- David Sirota has a conversation with Harvard professor Tony Wagner, narrator of a new documentary on Finland's education system
- Jonathan Kozol will be at the Save Our Schools rally in D.C. and he explains why to Anthony Cody
What have you been reading? Any articles or books you recommend for summer reading?