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Newark parents cheer federal i...

Jul 24, 2014 by

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating whether Newark’s school reorganization plan discriminates against African-American...

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Texplainer: Does AP U.S. Histo...

Jul 24, 2014 by

Since Common Core launched five years ago, Texas has refused to participate in the initiative to set uniform academic standards...

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George Patton’s Summer of 1944...

Jul 24, 2014 by

Nearly 70 years ago, the lieutenant general began his advance toward the German border. By Victor Davis Hanson Nearly 70 years ago,...

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Why Do Americans Stink at Math...

Jul 24, 2014 by

Other than “Americans Stink at Math”, almost everything she says is wrong.  Decades-old (century?) math ed mythology....

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Muslim Council of Britain reje...

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Religious body insists that claims that Islamists were plotting to take over Birmingham schools are ‘patently absurd’ The...

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Yet Another Planned Parenthood...

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Determined to prove that its previous recordings of Planned Parenthood counselors offering dangerous sex advice to underage girls...

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Illegal Children In Mass. Use ...

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More than one-fifth of non-English speaking illegal immigrant children are being thrown into special education English courses in the...

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Judges rule against letting pu...

Jul 24, 2014 by

The public has no right to know the names of Los Angeles Unified School District teachers in connection with their job performance...

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Chile’s New Education Reforms:...

Jul 24, 2014 by

Chile’s new president, Michele Bachelet, is out with her promised education reforms, which are paid for by increased taxes on the...

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Major Union Handily Defeated A...

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Last month’s vote to unionize by Hamline University’s adjunct faculty apparently had little effect on its fellow Minnesota private...

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University Conduct Boards Lack...

Jul 24, 2014 by

Stephanie Keaveney - Last year, I received a few hours of training on a Friday afternoon and a copy of my university’s code of...

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With Help From Some Friends

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Jay P. Greene – I’ve written several times before about education policy analysts who confuse the constant sound of their own...

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Principal tried to smuggle her...

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NEW YORK – A well-respected New York City school principal might soon be trading in her school office for a prison cell after she and...

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Every child deserves ‘Common C...

Jul 24, 2014 by

DES MOINES, Iowa –Bringing Common Core State Standards out from the shadows and exposing its ills to busy parents and sidelined...

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Lessons in finance: schoolchil...

Jul 23, 2014 by

When secondary schools return from the summer break, pupils will be taught saving, budgeting and public spending as part of the...

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Trojan horse: teachers may fac...

Jul 23, 2014 by

New education secretary also says she will look at allowing Ofsted to inspect academies in wake of scandal Teachers involved in...

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Bill Gates On Higher Education

Jul 23, 2014 by

Lucie Lapovsky – Bill Gates addressed the business officers of colleges and universities Monday at the annual meeting of the...

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‘Fewer university offers...

Jul 23, 2014 by

Ethnic minority students are less likely than their white British peers to receive offers from UK universities, research suggests. A...

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If Common Core Can’t Mak...

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The new Siena poll doesn’t contain many surprises—Andrew Cuomo easily leads his re-election race, challenger Zephyr Teachout...

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McCrory signs Common Core legi...

Jul 23, 2014 by

Raleigh, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday signed legislation designed to replace the controversial Common Core academic standards...

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