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Teacher-Run School Gets Good Ink

The Avalon School in St. Paul, which I profiled in a case study (available freely by clicking the Projects link) has received a nice mention in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune. The story was also linked in Education Week, and a Forbes magazine blog.  It’s good to have this work seen and used.  And this from [...]

Short thoughts on a sunny Christmas afternoon

The rain has ended and the snow-clad San Gabriels look down on Claremont today.  It was a starry Christmas Eve, and I gathered with friends and congregants to sing Silent Night at Midnight by candlelight.  I have experienced the service of Lessons and Carols for more than half a century, and it still moves me. [...]

Speaking at PACE Seminar in Sacramento on December 17

Upcoming Seminar:  Learning from LA: Policy Levers for Institutional Change Date:         Friday, December 17, 2010 Time:        11:30am-1:30pm   Lunch will be provided. Location:   UC Center Sacramento, 1130 K Street, Conference Room Presenter:  Charles Taylor Kerchner, Research Professor, Claremont Graduate University Please RSVP to Sandra Morales or (916) 669-5425. The history of the Los Angeles Unified School District over the [...]