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Make your summer engaging gett...

Apr 19, 2014 by

The summer is coming soon and what this means is that there are great opportunities to not only enjoy it with family and friends, but...

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NUT teachers’ union conf...

Apr 19, 2014 by

The National Union of Teachers’ conference is to vote on Saturday on plans for a classroom walk-out in England and Wales this...

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Common Core’s Dirtiest T...

Apr 19, 2014 by

Bruce Deitrick Price – When you look back at New Math (ca. 1965) and Reform Math (ca. 1990), one of the most striking and...

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Shadow education secretary war...

Apr 19, 2014 by

Tristram Hunt’s remarks to NASUWT conference follow claims of plot to take over schools and run them on strict Islamic...

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Teaching a class at Harvard

Apr 19, 2014 by

Kenneth J. Bernstein - Well, to be more accurate, this is about my experience of being a guest speaker for about half of a 3 hour...

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PASODALE GRADE 4 PARENTS QUEST...

Apr 19, 2014 by

[To teach the concept of inferences, why did this Grade 4 teacher turn to a Common Core-aligned curriculum unit instead of utilizing...

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High school senior forms petit...

Apr 19, 2014 by

Some students feel that the speech would overshadow student accomplishments and others feel limited seating will be a problem If...

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The Logical Conclusion Of Zero...

Apr 19, 2014 by

When we talk about the stupidity that are school-affiliated zero-tolerance policies, those stories usually revolve around an...

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The Common Core – Why Isn̵...

Apr 19, 2014 by

Bill Gates and the U.S. Army back it, along with a whole slew of educational associations, business leaders and think tanks. And...

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Foreign Teachers in Limbo as D...

Apr 18, 2014 by

In Garland, north of Dallas, two dozen teachers are on the verge of losing their jobs after the school district’s foreign...

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Union strikes shows will destr...

Apr 18, 2014 by

MOUNT AIRY, Pa. – So this is what happens when unions manage to infiltrate charter schools. Teachers at Khepera Charter School in...

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Students at Washington & ...

Apr 18, 2014 by

A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington...

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Latest elementary advice on bu...

Apr 18, 2014 by

  Parents of elementary school students in Nebraska are up in arms after fifth grade students at Zeman Elementary School were...

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Class war in English villages ...

Apr 18, 2014 by

Even in a village with three primaries, some children may have to travel miles to other schools when they start in September Caroline...

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Venezuela’s Largest Univ...

Apr 18, 2014 by

The Central University of Venezuela in Caracas, the nation’s largest academic institution, is in shambles. In a heartfelt...

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Muslim students divided on sha...

Apr 17, 2014 by

The government is consulting on student loans that will not involve paying interest – but some young Muslims don’t see the...

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School leaders a ‘alarmi...

Apr 17, 2014 by

Wake County school leaders have scheduled a press conference for Thursday afternoon to discuss “the alarming increase in mid-year...

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Eight levels of control to cre...

Apr 17, 2014 by

If anyone can read this and still say everything is just fine…….. Saul David Alinsky, a writer, was an American community organizer...

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UPS (United People Service)

Apr 17, 2014 by

  Ron Isaac - An epidemic of apathy, perhaps complicated by cowardice, is wasting us like a flesh-eating disease. Two-hundred...

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LEAPs Act calls for sea change...

Apr 17, 2014 by

By Beth Hawkins Right now, the fate of Minnesota children who are learning English depends on where and how they end up in school....

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Common Core, the Fordham Insti...

Apr 17, 2014 by

If Congress… may establish teachers in every State, county, and parish, and pay them out of the public Treasury; they may take into...

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Achtung! Germany eyes Nazi law...

Apr 17, 2014 by

Homeschooling families in Germany have been in a bull’s-eye since Adolf Hitler was in power, and WND has reported over the years on a...

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Education Reform and “Te...

Apr 17, 2014 by

By Conor P. Williams I’ve been writing publicly about politics for a few years now, so I’ve become accustomed to a pretty steady...

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Proposed Common Core standards...

Apr 17, 2014 by

ALBANY, N.Y.  – Common Core is only related to English and math, as some “conservative” proponents say. Yeah, riiiiight.   The...

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