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So far Jake Matthews has created 8 blog entries.

The Educational Reformer's Orthodoxy

Joel Klein's veracity was challenged--shredded might be a better word--in a recent article in The American Prospect. The best line in the piece was "Klein didn’t overcome demographic odds; he fulfilled them." The powerful, eviscerating truth of this simple line erases every last vestige of credibility The Legend of Klein ever had. Michelle Rhee's breathless [...]

The Bliss of Contextual Ignorance

I heard a famous school reform advocate--the kind of guy who says things like "Last time I checked there are no jobs for people who have a mean macaroni art game," and "Failed schools must be closed and the children provided with vouchers so they can attend good schools"--tell a crowd once how proud he [...]

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