The greatest education blogger ever was Eduwonkette.

For some 22 months, the masked woman fired off sharp missives, dissecting bad ideas with hard data and incisive questions.

She started her blog at Education Week in January 2007 and kept it going until October 2009, when she figuratively “hung up her cape.”

Her stuff was spectacular, and no one knew who she was.

Here is a sample of her writing,

Eventually she felt compelled to reveal her identity, and soon after she closed down her blog.

She was a graduate student in sociology, working on her doctorate.

Once she lost her anonymity, she stepped away from what was the most popular education blog ever.

She promised to return when she is needed.

But she never did.