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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 […]


Charles Taylor Kerchner is an Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Claremont Graduate University. My daily musings appear in the blog. The archives of my EdWeek blog are available via link under the 'On California' head. Some of my photography can be seen by clicking on 'Gallery.' And numerous links to academic work and other research and commentary can be found by clicking on 'Projects.'


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