Athens education friends, CCSD friends, well it seems that sadly, the #slowmovingtrainwreckdumpsterfire has gained some momentum: here goes (with apologies and full credit to @SethAbramson^ for the inspiration) "With last night's latest in a flurry of CCSD announcements, on a Friday evening, the district’s unbearably slow-moving chaos machine has gathered steam: there have now been 15* principal … Continue reading Like boats passing in the twilight
Cedar/Central friends, CCSD friends, Athens and Georgia public education friends: This sounds like a promising approach in helping diverse and effective schools thrive-- a story from, of all places, Iowa: berto.fyi/IowaStudentLedPD " 'Unless we get feedback from diverse perspectives, we can only operate from what we know—and what we know is limited because it's just … Continue reading Candid Feedback
Education friends, CCSD friends, BATs, PEM-Ga and NPE allies: this is the best essay on teachers and teaching in a while-- by a couple of teacher friends https://berto.fyi/2U8ySzS Wisdom from Todd and Adam: "There can be no “better South” without public education. . . . Teachers are not losers. Teachers are warriors."
Education friends, CCSD friends: Of the many issues I care about in public education, including effective and thriving integrated schools and community engagement and support of our schools, none is more critical than that our teachers are respected and fulfilled in their profession. And that is why I share this piece about a recent poll … Continue reading Respect and Fulfillment
Mr. CONDIT. Our next witness is Mr. Downs. Mr. Downs is the attorney for R.E.M. and he is also a professor for the University of Georgia School of Law. Thank you for being here today. STATEMENT OF BERTIS DOWNS, ATTORNEY, R^.M., AND AD- JUNCT PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SCHOOL OF LAW, ATHENS, GA … Continue reading Congressional Testimony, “Pearl Jam/Ticketmaster” Hearings, 1994