Tim Slekar

Tim Slekar is the dean of the school of education at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, and the host of BustED Pencils.

The reauthorization of a landmark education law will spell disaster for our children. more

Oct 28, 2015 9:55 PM Dispatches 2 Comments

Photo by Alberto G. The school testing opt-out movement is not an anti-testing phenomenon. It has nothing to do with being for or against testing. Opting out is simply an act of civil disobedience that targets test-and-punish “accountabilit... more

Aug 27, 2015 4:04 PM Op-Eds

Nancy Carlsson-Paige is a leading advocate for early childhood education. An emeritus professor at Lesley University, where she taught teachers for thirty years, she is the author of several books, including Taking Back Childhood: A Proven ... more

Dec 4, 2014 10:05 PM Magazine 3 Comments