Even though every article I write in this series is incredibly long, I always have to leave something out. Here are some of the other stories that were told about “the innovation gospel” this year.

My Weekend at the Falwells’ South Beach Flophouse” by Brandon Ambrosino

The Untold History of Charter Schools” by Rachel Cohen

All About Eva” by Megan Erickson

With or without edtech” by Jonathan Rees

Betsy DeVos Says HBCUs are Pioneers of School Choice. She Is A Fucking Idiot. You Know This. But Still” by Panama Jackson

A couple of profiles of Success Academy’s Eva Moskowitz – good to read side-by-side. “Success Academy’s Radical Educational Experiment” by The New Yorker’s Rebecca Mead. “The Charter-School Crusader” by Elizabeth Green in The Atlantic. (Green also penned a piece in Chalkbeat: “Why my Eva Moskowitz story is the scariest one I’ve ever written.”)

Audrey Watters


The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2017)

A Hack Education Project

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