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Study: Big Government Makes Pe...

Sep 1, 2014 by

A study from Baylor University says that “People living in countries with governments that spend more on social services report being...

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The magic of Karner Blue

Aug 31, 2014 by

By Beth Hawkins - Chances are you have never seen a Karner blue butterfly, which is native to the Great Lakes region. Often a...

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Imagining Successful Schools

Aug 31, 2014 by

Joe Nocera - What should teacher accountability look like? We know what the current system of accountability looks like, and it’s not...

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WHY STAAR MATH TESTS IN 5TH AN...

Aug 30, 2014 by

“Why Texas’ STAAR Math Tests in 5th and 8th May Have Been Suspended This Year” by Donna Garner 8.30.14   With the help of an...

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DR. JIM MILGRAM — COMMON...

Aug 30, 2014 by

8.29.14 – PODCAST:  Please listen to this podcast as Dr. Jim Milgram, professor emeritus of mathematics at Stanford...

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WHAT PARENTS SHOULD WANT FOR T...

Aug 30, 2014 by

“What Parents Should Want for Their Children” by Donna Garner 8.30.14     Below is a suggested document for parents to take to their...

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Leeds — 4. Child-Friendl...

Aug 30, 2014 by

Julia Steiny -  This is Part 4 of 5 on Leeds’ efforts to become a Child-Friendly City. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) In 2010, Leeds,...

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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks...

Aug 29, 2014 by

“Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Twitter Rally Against Gov. Pence & Common Core” By Donna Garner 8.29.14   It is possible to...

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Unions have turned schools int...

Aug 29, 2014 by

Larry Sand – Recently, I wrote about the fallacy of the underpaid teacher. When compared to other professions, teachers actually do...

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Do You Know What “They&#...

Aug 28, 2014 by

Rebecca Hagelin - With “free” education offered in every town in the United States, a plethora of teachers who seem to be more than...

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The Invisible Quality of White...

Aug 28, 2014 by

by Gilda Ochoa - Much has been made about recent Census reports highlighting the fact that White students are no longer the numeric...

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The Case Against Common Core

Aug 28, 2014 by

The Common Core State Standards Initiative was supposedly developed with one goal in mind: to strengthen the United States’ global...

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A WORD TO NAYSAYERS ABOUT TEXA...

Aug 27, 2014 by

“A Word to Naysayers About Texas Students” By Donna Garner 8.27.14 Under grilling yesterday by Texas Senate Education members, Texas...

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Schoolhouse Rock! Revised: Oba...

Aug 27, 2014 by

“I’m just a bill. Yes, I’m only a bill. And I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill.” Those who watched...

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Barbara Madeloni Thinks Tests ...

Aug 26, 2014 by

The newly elected president of the state’s teachers union wants to abolish our reliance on standardized test scores. And she’s not...

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NCHE’s Position on the Revised...

Aug 26, 2014 by

Complaints about the College Board’s recently released Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH) Framework raise fundamental...

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Not much bang for D.C.’s...

Aug 26, 2014 by

School buses are clogging the roads once more as students return for another round of reading, writing and arithmetic. In the...

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Prof Bans Students From ‘Disru...

Aug 26, 2014 by

Attention educators across the nation – students do not check their constitutional rights to free speech at the schoolhouse door. Yet...

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New College-Prep History Frame...

Aug 26, 2014 by

Andrew Desiderio - Critic: ‘Seminal documents’ missing from framework; mentions Black Panthers but not Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.;...

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How the College Board Politici...

Aug 25, 2014 by

By Stanley Kurtz - The College Board, the private company that produces the SAT test and the various Advanced Placement (AP) exams,...

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