Tag: Weingarten

  • A Good Idea: Let’s End Test Prep and Expand the Curriculum

    In today’s New York Daily News, United Federation of Teacher President, Michael Mulgrew called for an end to test prep: Test prep isn’t instruction. In virtually every school I have gone into in recent years, teachers complained about instructional time lost to prepping students for tests. Art and music fell by the wayside years ago […]

  • The American Teacher Magazine Cover Story on Arts Education

    The American Teacher is the bi-monthly magazine published by the American Federation of Teachers. The February edition has a cover story on arts education in the United States. And it’s quite a swell cover! Click here to read it. For some reason, there is this underlying element in the arts that makes you feel you […]