Took a vacation in Vermont to do a little skiing. Spring break came early this year in our district so we took advantage of it.
Looks like I didn't miss too much. That's the one good thing about education, nothing much happens that's important. Which is not to say that nothing happens--just that most of what happens isn't important.
The only thing of consequence I could find is that E.D. Hirsch turned 80 last week. Hirsch is apparently still going strong as is evident by this American Educator article on state standards.
Some day we might put the content back in education. And one day we may learn how to get that content into the heads of at-risk students. But today is not yet that day.
Instead we get the umpteenth article on class size reduction and other educational panaceas.