The uncertain future of school funding in Australia

In order to keep up with the education news in Australia, I check in periodically with Glenn Savage, Researcher and Lecturer in Education Policy, Melbourne Graduate School of Education at University of Melbourne. “The past few weeks have seen some wild twists and turns in the politics of Australian school funding,” Savage stated in a…

The search for a more equitable education system in Chile

Originally posted on International Education News, on July 9, 2014: Recently, I spoke with Dr. Beatrice Avalos-Bevan, Associate Researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Education, at the University of Chile, in order to follow-up on an earlier post about the recent reforms in Chile. In that post, we noted that reports on educational reforms…

Aaron Pallas with Deirdre Faughey

 Originally posted on Esteem: Conversations Between Educators on June 4, 2014: Aaron Pallas is the Arthur I. Gates Professor of Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has also taught at Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University, and Northwestern University, and served as a statistician at the National Center for Education Statistics in…