Posts Tagged John Chubb

What is the Independent School Presence in Education Programs?

Regular readers know that I am passionate about involving more independent school people in the larger—national and global—conversation about education. There are more than a few challenges in making this happen, including some assumptions and stereotypes that get not only in our own way but in the […]

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My Part in Independent-Public School Dialogue at Upcoming Conferences (Re-Post from #PubPriBridge)

(NOTE:  Regular readers will know of my passion for developing an independent school–public school dialogue, and this post on the PubPriBridge.net site, which supports the biweekly #PubPriBridge Twitter chat, details some upcoming events in which I will be participating under the #PubPriBridge banner. If you’re interested in […]

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Building the Public-Private School Bridge: A Construction Update

On rare occasions it is vouchsafed to us that something important in our lives should be truly important to others. This week a former student wrote a little disquisition for the Atlantic online on the matter of how educators in different sectors ought to be connecting with […]

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INNOVATION: AND WHO’S THE CULPRIT, NOW?

In today’s NAIS Bulletin blog post, National Association of Independent Schools president John Chubb asks, “Are Colleges the Culprit?” For generations, he notes, schools—independent schools chief among them, often enough—have laid the blame for congenital curricular conservatism at the door of colleges. The fact is, “what colleges […]

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