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Education reform is not to bla...

Sep 22, 2014 by

Kevin Chavous – It is the great irony of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark desegregation case that celebrates its 60th...

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They Vilified Him in 1929

Sep 22, 2014 by

[A] crash is coming, and it may be terrific. …. The vicious circle will get in full swing and the result will be a serious business...

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NFL No Fat Lips!

Sep 20, 2014 by

Tom Watkins – Violence against women must end in America and around the globe. As a developed nation, shouldn’t the U.S. be...

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Rebuilding Broken Trust in a C...

Sep 19, 2014 by

Julia Steiny - Professor David Karp runs a Restorative Justice initiative at Skidmore College and researches college-student...

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Polite Notice: Don’t dem...

Sep 19, 2014 by

That’s what charter lobbyists in beast mode and their cronies do who want to “reform” education by privatizing it....

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How yesterday’s teacher wars e...

Sep 19, 2014 by

By Alexandria Neason On the heels of a summer fraught with drama surrounding teachers and the policies that govern the schools where...

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Common Core critics are guided...

Sep 19, 2014 by

By ANN MARIE BANFIELD – A recent Monitor editorial, “Myths guiding opposition on Common Core,” (Monitor Opinion, Aug. 22)...

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Common Core, Choice, And Chart...

Sep 18, 2014 by

By Anita Hoge – While everyone is out there debating Common Core, there is a system of standardization being put in place. And,...

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Five Reasons The College Board...

Sep 18, 2014 by

Concerned citizens cannot allow the unelected, unaccountable College Board to force a biased course with a clear political agenda...

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Multiculturalism Is a Failure

Sep 17, 2014 by

Walter E. Williams – German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that in Germany, multiculturalism has “utterly...

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Teachers T-shirts & Tatto...

Sep 17, 2014 by

By Dean Kalahar –   It’s back to school, where the little monsters will be whipped into productive members of society by...

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Our Future, Our Teachers: A Fe...

Sep 17, 2014 by

This two part series will introduce a few amazing teachers whose investment in the teaching profession is being prematurely replaced...

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The Birth of Common Core

Sep 16, 2014 by

By Dean Kalahar     The uproar over Common Core has created misinformation and serious concerns as to its efficacy. To...

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Try it again, Uncle Sam!

Sep 16, 2014 by

Americans aren’t convinced the Common Core and federal involvement will improve education. Is it time for a do-over? See the...

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Common Core math standards add...

Sep 16, 2014 by

Teachers have to be savvy shoppers as glut of new products enters the marketplace By Sarah Carr   The politically controversial...

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Search and Seizure in Governme...

Sep 16, 2014 by

Even before the Columbine and Sandy hook tragedies unleashed the latest wave of zero tolerance policies in public schools, the courts...

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The NCAA Racket

Sep 16, 2014 by

by Andrew Syrios – Americans certainly love college sports, particularly football and basketball. After all, what is better...

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Why the Big History project fu...

Sep 15, 2014 by

Katherine Edwards – As UK state schools increasingly follow the US model, someone with no background in education could disrupt...

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Federal judge envisions ‘...

Sep 15, 2014 by

By J. Matt Barber – Judge Richard Posner, a federal judge with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently become a hero to the...

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‘Free’ Speech at Yale

Sep 15, 2014 by

A letter to the Muslim students protesting Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s lecture. By David Gelernter – To the Yale Muslim Students...

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