Some recent items of note:
- Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has created a sample civics curriculum for the Washington Post.
- Mike Feinberg, co-founder of the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) charter school system, has an article in The Atlantic in which he uses the KIPP system as an example of what can happen when teachers and administrators are freed to try out new ways of teaching students.
- Over at the Army’s blog, Chaplain (Maj.) Carlos C. Huerta has a moving account of dealing with PTSD upon his return home from Iraq, and he encourages other soldiers to seek help.
Event recap: Whither American Education?
Missed Friday’s “Whither American Education?” conference at American University? Here are some highlights from the event.