Fast times at Pearson High

Fast times at Pearson High

What do you get when you place a sea of 450 overzealous education administrators in a Gattaca-esque, uber-hotel for 24 hours of instructional time across 4 days ? PowerSchool University. “PowerSchool University” is a huge event that Pearson hosts 4 times every summer across the country.  Powerschool is a 23 -year old  school database system that is owned …

The Charitable -Industrial Complex

The Charitable -Industrial Complex

I really enjoy how candid he is about this “philanthropy effect” – a similar trend is entrenched in the education reform movement, where we have charter school proponents raising the Panacea flag but they are a mere symptom of a greater issue. Warren Buffet’s son Peter writes: “All are searching for answers with their right …