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Failure of Massachusetts Educa...

Aug 7, 2018 by

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is shrugging off the state Legislature’s unsuccessful attempts to address education funding...

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Massachusetts Legislature Cons...

Jul 28, 2018 by

By Michael P. Norton – Civics education would become more prominent in public schools across Massachusetts, under a bill filed...

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Saran-Wrap Sex-Ed Bill Support...

Jul 23, 2018 by

By Michael P. Norton – With time running out again on comprehensive sex education legislation, state Representative James O’Day...

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Why Educational Policies Fail:...

May 6, 2018 by

It’s so huge that most of those in the position of making education policy want to pretend the elephant isn’t there. The problem to...

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Can Harvard Seal Admissions Da...

Apr 17, 2018 by

By Evan Lips – BOSTON — A collection of Asian-Americans contesting Harvard University’s affirmative action policies in federal...

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Common Core Robs Kids of Creat...

Mar 21, 2018 by

Common Core is crushing creativity by teaching students to regurgitate words and phrases in English language arts rather than restate...

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Middlebury Student Newspaper T...

Mar 8, 2018 by

  The editor-in-chief of Middlebury College’s student-run newspaper, responding to an apparent wave of criticism over his decision to...

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High School Students Lobby Leg...

Feb 25, 2018 by

BOSTON — The lead House sponsors of a bill requiring that sexual health education be “medically accurate, age-appropriate” pumped up...

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How You Lost Control of Your L...

Jan 28, 2018 by

How did unconstitutional four-year state education plans get to be legal?  Or are they? In their new book, Deconstructing the...

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U.S. Constitution Wins Appeal ...

Dec 19, 2017 by

By Evan Lips – A disagreement between a state-run community college in Charlestown and a student group ordered by campus police...

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High School Cheerleaders Now K...

Dec 3, 2017 by

An ethnic studies class helped lead two African-American cheerleaders at a high school in northern California to start kneeling...

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‘Independent Taxation Au...

Oct 26, 2017 by

BOSTON — An exhaustive state study exploring the state’s problems meeting regional school district funding needs suggests enacting a...

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When Will Harvard Rescind Soci...

Oct 17, 2017 by

By Evan Lips – CAMBRIDGE — A state university in New York that disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein once attended has...

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Congress on Education:  If It ...

Oct 13, 2017 by

By Sandra Stotsky – So far as we know, low achievement hasn’t been remedied by any of the strategies or programs that educators...

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High Court Weighs Charters as ...

Oct 4, 2017 by

BOSTON …..Eleven months after voters rejected an expansion of charter schools in Massachusetts, that vote hangs over a lawsuit...

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Want the Feds To Run Local Pub...

Sep 21, 2017 by

  By Sandra Stotsky – As the dean of a prominent graduate school of education noted in an article published several years ago:...

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Amherst College Leftists Strik...

Sep 17, 2017 by

AMHERST — Days after left-wing activists apparently plastered the windows where student Republicans at Amherst College were holding...

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Dumbing Down What Students Rea...

Sep 3, 2017 by

By Sandra Stotsky – Yesterday as today, what we call reading skills heavily influence academic achievement. They further...

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Court: Cop Had No Right To Sea...

Aug 31, 2017 by

BOSTON — In a split decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday threw out firearms and drug convictions of a man...

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Trinity College Losing Money, ...

Aug 8, 2017 by

By Evan Lips – Trinity College, the elite liberal arts school where earlier this summer a black sociology professor kickstarted...

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