I’m sure Arne Duncan’s office is fine and all, but I bet it’s not lined with gold leaf. And in France the top education job is apparently “a prestigious position held by monumental figures,” too. Secretary Duncan may, alas, have better luck installing gold leaf in his office than commensurately elevating its status. More happily, I […]
The tale of this first year teacher has been haunting me since I heard it last month, not least because he was fourteen. It’s from BBC’s Witness program. If my podcast ration were reduced to one, this would be it.