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“This place is really special. There’s something to learn here that I don’t know that you’ll be able to see anywhere else… over and over again you’re told it won’t work, it can’t happen, and then you’re in a classroom and you see a teacher enact this deeper learning routine. Seeing the classes in practice was inspiring beyond belief.”
‘An Industry of Mediocrity’ by Bill Keller, from the New York Times
“Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach teaching.” WHOEVER coined that caustic aphorism should have been in a Harlem classroom last week where Bill Jackson...
'The Right Curriculum for Kindergarten: Play' by Deborah Kenny for the Washington Post
Last year, as Harlem Village Academies prepared to open new elementary schools , our principals visited dozens of kindergarten classrooms. The upper-income schools focused...
'Want to Ruin Teaching? Give Ratings' by Deborah Kenny from the New York Times
As the founder of a charter school network in Harlem, I’ve seen first hand the nuances inherent in teacher evaluation. A few years ago, for instance, we decided not to renew the contract of one of our teachers...
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