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Student senate can’t ‘set asid...

Oct 31, 2014 by

In response to The College Fix‘s post about Ohio University’s student senate considering whether to triple the number of women-only...

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School lesson claims Muslims t...

Oct 31, 2014 by

Renee Nal – LA PLATA, Md. –  La Plata High School filed a “No Trespass Order” against Kevin Wood, a parent and former corporal...

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Alaska lawmaker criticizes Com...

Oct 31, 2014 by

JUNEAU — State Rep. Lora Reinbold, R-Eagle River, is on a mission to root out “Common Core,” the new educational...

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Assessing Common Core: Con

Oct 31, 2014 by

By Heather Kays – Common Core is bad for students, and it’s bad for teachers, parents and state and local autonomy. It is a...

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Governors in Sheep’s Clo...

Oct 31, 2014 by

Many governors are drawing from a large bag of tricks to confuse and deceive parents worried about the Common Core standards, their...

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Gallup: Teachers Support Natio...

Oct 31, 2014 by

A new Gallup survey finds a large majority of U.S. public school teachers support the idea of nationalized standards behind the...

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The Good School District

Oct 31, 2014 by

By Brian Wilson – On ZeroHedge recently, the discussion focused on “things the middle class can’t afford anymore”. In the...

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Lavish praise from teachers &#...

Oct 31, 2014 by

Teachers who give struggling pupils “lavish praise” could make them even less likely to succeed, research into classroom...

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Ex-Marine banned from daughter...

Oct 31, 2014 by

A former Marine has been banned from his daughter’s school in Maryland after he took issue with her homework assignment on Islam....

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Confusion Over Common Core Mat...

Oct 31, 2014 by

While most agree on the need to enhance student achievement, which is the purpose of common core, there’s growing disagreement...

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Dr Haberman shares his views a...

Oct 30, 2014 by

Dr. Martin Haberman tells me what he thinks of school reformers and how he has stayed engaged in his work for over 50 years. “I’m a...

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The two sides of TFA: An inter...

Oct 30, 2014 by

By Sarah Garland EDITOR’S NOTE: Last year, The Hechinger Report published a story about a group of idealistic young Teach For America...

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Report Card on American Educat...

Oct 30, 2014 by

by Matthew Ladner – The 19th Edition of ALEC’s Report Card on American Education: Ranking State Performance, Progress and...

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27% increase of inappropriate ...

Oct 30, 2014 by

Investigations by the Texas Education Agency into alleged student-teacher relationships have increased by more than 25 percent in...

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STUDY: Millennials more depres...

Oct 30, 2014 by

Millennials are more depressed than their Generation X counterparts, a fact attributed partly to millennials’ unrealistic...

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Autism researchers find over 1...

Oct 30, 2014 by

New research has boosted the number of genes definitely known to play a role in autism from nine to 33. More than 70 other genes were...

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Teachers Unions, Education Adv...

Oct 30, 2014 by

By Allie Bidwell – Parents across the country have withdrawn their children in droves  from multiple, high-stakes standardized...

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Two Massachusetts High School ...

Oct 30, 2014 by

Two teens from Taunton, Massachusetts have been given 10-day suspensions and possibly face expulsion for posting pictures on Facebook...

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For the first time, schools in...

Oct 30, 2014 by

KIPP bets on blended learning By Gail Robinson AUSTIN, Texas — Technology is everywhere at KIPP Austin Obras, a charter elementary...

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Growing unease among parents, ...

Oct 30, 2014 by

Victor Skinner – WASHINGTON, D.C. – A growing number of schools are using special tracking chips embedded in student ID cards...

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