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Mike Rose

Mike Rose is on the faculty of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and part of the National Academy of Education. Rose...

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White House / Pete Souza

Race to the Top of What? Education Is About More Than Jobs

We need to reclaim a broader vision, for we have terribly narrowed our thinking about school.

Posted on Feb 18, 2010 READ MORE


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AP / Leslie E. Kossoff

21st Century Skills: Education’s New Cliché

What’s new about them? They sound like the skills one would have gotten from a good 20th century education—or from a lot further back than that.

Posted on Dec 8, 2009 READ MORE


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AP / Rich Pedroncelli

Blinded by Reform

The Obama administration has committed serious money to education reform, but many of the Department of Education’s big ideas are flawed.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009 READ MORE


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Business Goes to School

Business leaders are eager to meddle in education but rarely take responsibility for the root of education’s problem—economic despair and mind-numbing mass media.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009 READ MORE


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AP / David Kohl

Education ‘Miracles’ Don’t Survive Scrutiny

What miracle talk and magic-bullet solutions share is the reduction of complexity, of the many levels of hard, creative work necessary to make schooling successful in the United States.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009 READ MORE


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Mike Rose
Mike Rose

Mike Rose is on the faculty of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and part of the National Academy of Education.

Rose area of expertise focuses on language, literacy, and cognition and a number of his books including “Lives on the Boundary: the Struggles and Achievements of America’s Underprepared”, “Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America”, “The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker”, ” Why School?: Reclaiming Education for All of Us”, and “Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education” focus on those areas. His latest book is “Public Education Under Siege”.

Rose has been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Grawemeyer Award in Education, and the Commonwealth Club of California Award for Literary Excellence in Nonfiction. He has also been recognized by the Spencer Foundation, the McDonnell Foundation Program in Cognitive Studies for Educational Practice, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the Modern Language Association.

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