News Tag: Mirel
Monday, September 26, 2016
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Friday, September 21, 2012
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.
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
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
"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
"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
They write about the benefits of--and threats to--collaboration between teachers in U.S. schools.
Friday, March 16, 2012
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
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.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Friday, August 21, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Jeffrey Mirel, author of acclaimed book on the Detroit public schools, comments on the proposed mayoral control of the schools
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Friday, September 29, 2006