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David Turnoy: American Tales

Oct 22, 2014 by

An Interview with David Turnoy: American Tales Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) David, first of all, tell us about yourself, your education...

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Teacher Tenure Opposition Gets...

Oct 22, 2014 by

WASHINGTON – Campbell Brown, an education reform advocate, says legal efforts are needed to do away with unduly protections for...

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Racist Telephone Poles

Oct 22, 2014 by

By Stanley Kurtz – What do you see when you look at a telephone pole? Nothing worth noticing? An annoying obstruction? A...

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Occupied Europe dystopic but u...

Oct 22, 2014 by

By Lorraine Campbell – Over the last few years, there has been a boom in Young Adult dystopian fiction. The most notable is The...

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How can education’s rich...

Oct 22, 2014 by

How do we open up opportunity for England’s poorer children, in particular? Alan Milburn, the social mobility commissioner, has...

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Andy Avery: Still Rocking Afte...

Oct 21, 2014 by

  An Interview with Andy Avery: Still Rocking After All These Years.. 1) Andy, most of us in the music world, know who you are,...

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A Program to Handle the Crisis...

Oct 21, 2014 by

Barry E. Stern, Ph.D. - Dr. Stern is principal of a consulting firm that specializes in high school transformation, workforce...

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Multiculturalism Kills

Oct 21, 2014 by

Jack Cashill – On Anderson Cooper 360 last week CNN’s Ebola expert David Quammen — Yale grad, Rhodes scholar —...

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More AP courses slated for maj...

Oct 20, 2014 by

But will revamp in favor of teaching college critical thinking in high school fuel the Common Core controversy? By Emmanuel Felton...

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Learning From Live Theater: St...

Oct 20, 2014 by

Students realize gains in knowledge, tolerance, and more By Jay P. Greene, Collin Hitt, Anne Kraybill and Cari A. Bogulski As schools...

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Ebola and Unions

Oct 20, 2014 by

Ron Isaac – There are many lessons to be learned from the Ebola plague, some completely unrelated to disease. One of them is...

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Three Videos Guaranteed To Kee...

Oct 19, 2014 by

“Three Videos Guaranteed To Keep People Awake” Posted by Donna Garner 10.19.14   Videos and podcasts are a great way to receive...

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Détente? Donnelly, Wiltshire a...

Oct 19, 2014 by

Dean Ashenden – Christopher Pyne’s appointment of right-wing warrior Kevin Donnelly as one of two reviewers of the national...

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Education in America: Back aga...

Oct 19, 2014 by

WHAT is to be done about America’s schools? Students are graduating, if they graduate at all, with a poorer grasp of writing, reading...

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Mike Pence 2.0: New, But Not E...

Oct 16, 2014 by

Many commentators on the right have Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on their 2016 presidential nominee shortlist. After all, they say, Pence...

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If Minimum Wage Is So Great, W...

Oct 16, 2014 by

Larry Elder –  The head of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit “sustainable economy” association calls for a higher...

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Most colleges don’t require hi...

Oct 16, 2014 by

by Jennifer Kabbany – A study released Wednesday by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni titled “What Will They Learn?”...

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New York Teachers Threaten by ...

Oct 15, 2014 by

Why is the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) union nagging the Courts with a federal lawsuit alleging the State Department of...

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How A Vocabulary Test Change M...

Oct 15, 2014 by

Martin Haberman distinguished professor emeritus of curriculum and instruction in UWM’s School of Education, discovered his...

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Conservatives Should Resolutel...

Oct 15, 2014 by

Robert Morrison – Advocates of Common Core State Standards for all our schools regularly boast that 45 states are already “on...

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