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Why Do Jewish Leaders Keep Ign...

May 25, 2016 by

Seth Kaplan and Naftuli Moster – The New York State Legislature is currently considering two bills, one introduced by...

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The Pre-K Capital Where Nearly...

May 25, 2016 by

Carolyn Phenicie – It’s a typical Wednesday morning at the Lincoln Park campus of AppleTree Early Learning, a network of pre-K...

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The Free-Market Alternative To...

May 25, 2016 by

Robert Holland – More than a few parents active in the fight to end Common Core’s suffocating grip on elementary and secondary...

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Internet addiction and school ...

May 25, 2016 by

Excessive internet use contributes to the development of school burnout. School burnout, in turn, may lead to excessive internet use...

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The Common Core journalism bla...

May 24, 2016 by

Sandra Stotsky – Earlier this month, a deliberately anonymous teacher set forth some of the problems she saw in the Common...

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Texans, Tony Diaz and His Dang...

May 24, 2016 by

“Texans, Tony Diaz and His Dangerous Mexican-American Studies Course” By Donna Garner 5.24.16     [5.24.16 – COMMENTS FROM DONNA...

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Cultural Appropriation: The La...

May 24, 2016 by

Makia Freeman – Cultural appropriation is the latest hot topic in the deluded world of PC (political correctness), which seeks...

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You Can Try and Deny It, But O...

May 24, 2016 by

Tracy Dell’Angela – When you can’t kill the message, then kill the messenger. That seems to be the tack taken by education...

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Facebook, surveillance capital...

May 24, 2016 by

How data analytics has gone from measuring to controlling reality Jeffrey Pawlick – On May 10, a United States Senate Committee...

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A four-letter word for today’s...

May 24, 2016 by

By R.T. Rybak – The following is a graduation speech delivered by R.T. Rybak on May 14 at the University of Minnesota-Morris....

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Having a Parent Behind Bars Co...

May 24, 2016 by

By Teresa Wiltz – Jamaill never knew his mother. When he was 1, his father was incarcerated, and Jamaill got to know him...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

May 23, 2016 by

“We created an image of a teacher and students in a class with digital tools from which they can access families, the community, the...

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How to beat exam stress with j...

May 23, 2016 by

Peter Clough – Stress is part of life. Too much stress, over a sustained period, is clearly damaging, but normally we can deal...

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Connecticut’s Shame: In One of...

May 23, 2016 by

“What’s wrong with Bridgeport is that for quite a few years now not enough people in Washington have cared what’s...

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Scientists: Michelle ObamaR...

May 23, 2016 by

By Rick Moran – The government is coming out with new guidelines on how to label nutrition in food products and many scientists...

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Some States Lag Behind on ADHD...

May 23, 2016 by

By Michael Ollove – Federal health officials recommend that preschoolers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder receive...

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Neither higher, deeper, nor mo...

May 23, 2016 by

Richard P. Phelps – Let’s assume for the moment that the Common Core consortia tests, PARCC and SBAC, can validly measure all...

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Two Open Letters to Jo Ann Fle...

May 22, 2016 by

“Two Open Letters to Jo Ann Fleming: Texans Not Happy With You” By Donna Garner 5.22.16   ———- LETTER #1   To:  Jo...

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More than five years after ado...

May 22, 2016 by

by Luba Ostashevsky – At Dunn Elementary, kids who are struggling get extra time with second-grade teacher Sarah Bowling....

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Who fixes school finance now?

May 21, 2016 by

By Tracy Ginsburg – In last Friday’s Texas Supreme Court decision, few insiders were surprised by the court’s...

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