News Tag: Mirel

Friday, September 21, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel discusses teacher tenure on NPR's Marketplace

Tags: digital signage, history, k-12, mirel

Tenure began in the early 1900s, Mirel said, and "it gave teachers some job security in a world in which political allegiances mattered more than what you knew how to teach and your ability to teach it."

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel discusses teachers' strikes, in light of the ongoing Chicago strike, on The Educated Reporter blog.

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Generally, teachers and parents have been allies, working toward a common goal of making sure students learn. But strikes, particularly prolonged ones, can do long-term damage to those relationships, Mirel said.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Jeff Mirel provides facts about public education history on

Tags: digital signage, educational studies, mirel

The article is a collection of information from Mirel and U-M history professor Maris Vinovskis gathered by a reporter while fact-checking a previously published column.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel comments on a proposed Detroit Public Schools budget

Tags: detroit, digital signage, educational studies, k-12, mirel, policy

"I'm not sure the (new) business model is particularly that good," Mirel said. "Competition has not been good for traditional Detroit public schools."

Friday, May 25, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel comments on the Condition of Education report with an historical perspective

Tags: digital signage, educational studies, k-12, mirel

"If they [students] are taking courses with genuine academic rigor, that is something to be very pleased about." It suggests "we are responding to the Great Recession in a better way than educators responded to the Great Depression."

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel and Simona Goldin write about teacher collaboration in the Atlantic

Tags: common core, digital signage, goldin, k-12, mirel

They write about the benefits of--and threats to--collaboration between teachers in U.S. schools.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel describes the argument for K-12 teacher tenure on Ed Week blog

Tags: digital signage, educational studies, k-12, mirel, teacher education

The traditional reasons, which he provides, are still good, he ways. "What has changed is the context these positions must be argued in."

Monday, March 07, 2011

Jeffrey Mirel discusses trends that discourage new teachers in NY Times blog

Tags: digital signage, mirel, teacher education, teacher quality

The NY Times website hosts a blog called Room for Debate in which they invite experts to opine on important questions and issues. On March 6, 2011, they asked "Why Blame the Teachers?" and Mirel was one of seven experts invited to share a perspective.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Historic school is celebrated as it closes

Tags: faculty, mirel

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