Spotted in the wild – articles that DON’T bash teachers!

The level of public education / teacher bashing that goes on in the general media makes one wonder if there is a new category of Pulitzer Prize dedicated to the most hysterical, outlandish, and misleading attack on educators. Against this landscape it is nice to see the occasional article that bucks the trend. What makes the three links below notable is not that they are pro-teacher per se, but rather that they stick to actual facts in their reporting. You know, like actual journalism.

This piece from Forbes.com tears apart the notion that we can fire our way to greatness in education.

This article, from U.S. News, throws some cold water on reports of education “miracles.”

And from The Atlantic, an article that pointing out that Education isn’t the problem, inequality is.

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