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What About the Hit Piece on He...

Mar 29, 2015 by

“What About the Hit Piece on Heidi Cruz and Council on Foreign Relations?” By Donna Garner 3.29.15   In 2012, Ted Cruz was...

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Robert Putnam’s Mission

Mar 29, 2015 by

Kay S. Hymowitz Robert Putnam’s Mission The Bowling Alone author’s prescriptions for closing the opportunity gap have been tried—and...

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Reading Recovery ‘harmfu...

Mar 29, 2015 by

A leading United States literacy expert has launched a scathing attack on Reading Recovery, telling a Department of Education event...

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Social Studies [and history] E...

Mar 29, 2015 by

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s decision to indefinitely suspend the History and Social Science MCAS...

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The Death of the Think Tank, R...

Mar 29, 2015 by

  The recent firing of Russ Whitehurst as head of the education unit at Brookings marks the demise of the think tank.  Russ is an...

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You’ve heard the phrase ‘colle...

Mar 29, 2015 by

By Jonathan Hasak – Many people will tell you that fixing our education system is the civil rights challenge of our time, but...

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New Federal Data Show Student ...

Mar 28, 2015 by

About one-third of borrowers with federal student loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education are late on their payments,...

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UT student government OKs reso...

Mar 28, 2015 by

Student president: ‘Jefferson Davis stood for some things that are pretty abominable today; Slavery, racism. They’re just not in line...

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GOV. SCOTT WALKER AND THE PROB...

Mar 27, 2015 by

[3.27.15 — Some people refuse to talk “politics,” but just how did we get into this mess with the Common Core Standards...

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Students turn to sex work to m...

Mar 27, 2015 by

Research shows one in 20 students has worked in sex industry to fund lifestyles, just get by or reduce debts, with more men than...

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Mississippi Legislature Passes...

Mar 27, 2015 by

by Matthew Ladner – The Mississippi Senate concurred with the House special needs ESA bill today, sending the measure to the...

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Students Contract Whooping Cou...

Mar 27, 2015 by

Health authorities continue to recommend DTaP vaccines despite their apparent inefficacy Officials at a school in California are...

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Yes, Ted Cruz Could Repeal Com...

Mar 27, 2015 by

Since his presidential campaign announcement Monday, the White House press corps has been fascinated with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). On...

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Senate backs limit on Common C...

Mar 27, 2015 by

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate has voted to limit the length of the state’s contract with a testing company whose...

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Many young pupils ‘can&#...

Mar 27, 2015 by

Too many children are starting school in England unable to speak in simple sentences or control their behaviour, a study says. The...

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Parents Must Sign Permission S...

Mar 27, 2015 by

Lenore Skenazy – There are 18-wheelers with brake problems, hungry bears just stumbling out of hibernation, and lawnmowers that...

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Texas House Will Tackle School...

Mar 26, 2015 by

Morgan Smith – With a plan that would add $3 billion to the state’s public education budget, the Texas House has decided...

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Three cheers for failure! Wait...

Mar 26, 2015 by

An education technology conference offers ‘lessons learned’ as guidance that helps school leaders avoid mistakes by Nichole Dobo...

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How much should you pay for a ...

Mar 26, 2015 by

A new online tool measures the value of college by Joanne Jacobs – Does it pay to go to college? That largely depends on the...

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If You’re Really Serious About...

Mar 26, 2015 by

How far are you willing to go to get the feds out of your local schools? by Paula Bolyard – During a speech in New Hampshire...

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