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Leeds — 4. Child-Friendl...

Aug 30, 2014 by

Julia Steiny -  This is Part 4 of 5 on Leeds’ efforts to become a Child-Friendly City. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) In 2010, Leeds,...

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Texas A&M forced labour o...

Aug 30, 2014 by

An MP has written to University College London (UCL) urging it to “stamp out unacceptable employment practices” at its campus in...

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Education Department trying to...

Aug 30, 2014 by

By Cristina Marcos Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) blasted the Department of Education’s decision to deny Okalahoma a waiver...

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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks...

Aug 29, 2014 by

“Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Twitter Rally Against Gov. Pence & Common Core” By Donna Garner 8.29.14   It is possible to...

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Texas School Finance System Un...

Aug 29, 2014 by

Morgan Smith – Nearly three years after more than 600 Texas school districts filed litigation challenging the state’s...

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Unions have turned schools int...

Aug 29, 2014 by

Larry Sand – Recently, I wrote about the fallacy of the underpaid teacher. When compared to other professions, teachers actually do...

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University of Oregon Drops Cha...

Aug 29, 2014 by

‘Universities are seldom able to defend in public what they try to do in private.’ … In what’s being hailed as a “victory for free...

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Sats results show primary scho...

Aug 29, 2014 by

Minister hails results showing 79% of 11-year-olds achieved expected standard in reading, writing and maths – up from 75% More...

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Knowledge for What?

Aug 29, 2014 by

By Will Fitzhugh - Will Fitzhugh is the founder and editor of the Concord Review, a scholarly history journal with well-researched...

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Here’s your ticket out of Comm...

Aug 29, 2014 by

The Common Core school standards imposed on teachers by Washington bureaucrats have been rejected by multiple states, targeted by...

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Fla. school board opts out of ...

Aug 29, 2014 by

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The School District of Lee County, Fla., voted Wednesday to opt out of statewide, standardized testing. In a 3-2...

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Bobby Jindal talks Common Core

Aug 29, 2014 by

Gov. Bobby Jindal appeared on The Laura Ingraham Show to talk about his new lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s...

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US colleges screen some studen...

Aug 29, 2014 by

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as...

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Obama Administration Punishes ...

Aug 29, 2014 by

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards and reverting to...

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Poster In College Dorm Lists &...

Aug 29, 2014 by

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Illinois Street Residence Hall has a poster that lists a number of “dumb” things that...

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University Of Iowa Professor W...

Aug 29, 2014 by

In a heroically stupid effort to find something — anything — to be offended by, a communication studies professor at the University...

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