Anthony Cody worked for 24 years in the high poverty schools of Oakland, California. He taught middle school math and science for 18 years, and was among the district's first National Board certified teachers. He created the district-wide TeamScience mentoring
program in 2008. He retired from the district in 2011, and now hosts the widely read Living in Dialogue blog at Education Week.
September 04, 2012 / Anthony Cody
Today we are taking on a big question: What is the role of the marketplace in pushing forward education improvement and innovation?
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August 29, 2012 / Anthony Cody
This week, our exchange is focused on these questions: What is the purpose of K-12 education?
August 14, 2012 / Anthony Cody
What is the role of education reform in relation to the problem of family poverty? What is the best way to achieve greater equity in educational and life prospects for children of poverty?
August 08, 2012 / Anthony Cody
This handwringing is hard to take seriously, because, as I wrote about two years ago, there has indeed been a war on the teaching profession, and the Gates Foundation continues to arm one side very heavily.
July 30, 2012 / Anthony Cody, Irvin Scott
The education reform debate has deteriorated at times—our goal is to engage in a constructive conversation, to turn down the heat, and to seek a bit more light.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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