Happy New Year! Regular readers of Fordham’s Flypaper blog
will notice big changes today. Our website is the beneficiary of a major makeover
(let us know if you like
it), and, most importantly, we’re revamping our approach to blogging. We think
For the past four years, Flypaper has served as one of the liveliest
and more prominent group blogs in the edusphere. And clearly, many of you like
it. You enjoy the cacophony of voices and perspectives, on all of the major
topics within the world of school reform.
But group blogs have their limits, even when they avoid
group-think. As new content is added several times a day, important—and
still-timely—posts get pushed down the page, and often out of sight. Readers
with focused interests get frustrated and perhaps confused, and potential
readers get scared away by the messiness of a lot of posts on a multitude of
topics by all manner of authors.
So we’ve split Flypaper into six separate blogs, all of
which will live on the edexcellence.net site, and all of which
will comprise what’s now called Education
Gadfly Daily. Here’s the new sextet:
- Flypaper. Our flagship blog will remain, but
will now feature content from Checker Finn and me, along with occasional
guests. Its coverage will remain diverse—but the cacophony will ebb.
- Ohio Gadfly Daily....
This blog will present incisive