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The Answer Sheet Archive: Marc Epstein

Joel Klein's snow job

A New York City teacher takes a critical look at the legacy of Joel Klein, former schools chancellor and a leader of the modern reform movement.

By Valerie Strauss  | January 11, 2011; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Educational leadership, Guest Bloggers, Marc Epstein, School turnarounds/reform  | Tags:  joel klein, joel klein legacy, klein's legacy, michael bloomberg, new york city schools, nyc schools, school reform  
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Bring back shop class

An educator writes: "Reinstituting manual education just might lead to a renaissance of common sense in how we educate our children."

By Valerie Strauss  | December 22, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Marc Epstein, Vocational ed  | Tags:  high schools, marc epstein, shop class, vocational education  
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Joel Klein's business model and the drowning of Nicole Suriel

The principal of the New York City elementary school where a field trip to a beach ended in the drowning death of a sixth grader has finally been fired. But not because of his responsibility in the botched trip.

By Valerie Strauss  | December 15, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Marc Epstein, School turnarounds/reform  | Tags:  joel klein, mayor bloomberg, new york city schools, nicole suriel, nyc schools, school reform, student drowning  
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