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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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The Race Grievance Industry

Aug 25, 2014 by

Betty Freauf - Dr. Bob Woodson, the black Founder and President of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise coined the above title of...

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Educrats and history

Aug 24, 2014 by

Boston Herald editorial staff – The standards reek of liberal politics. For example, they assert that teachers can “debate the...

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Chloe Arnould: Practice Your W...

Aug 23, 2014 by

An Interview with Chloe Arnould: Practice Your Writing, Printing and Numbers Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Chloe , first of all, tell us...

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Leeds 3 — The Beauty Of ...

Aug 22, 2014 by

Julia Steiny -   This is Part 3 of 5 on Leeds’ efforts to become a Child-Friendly City.  (Here are Part 1 and Part 2.)...

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Never Tired of Learning

Aug 22, 2014 by

When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.” — Deng Xiaoping China is...

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Political Polarization Needles...

Aug 21, 2014 by

By Paul E. Peterson - Political polarization is making it increasingly difficult to sustain support for policy undertakings that a...

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Extracurricular Activities ...

Aug 21, 2014 by

As the school year begins, it’s important to get involved in activities that are outside of your required academic curriculum. The...

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Ferguson Kids Left Behind

Aug 20, 2014 by

RiShawn Biddle -  Two hundred forty-nine black high school children in the Ferguson-Florissant School District in Missouri took...

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The best teachers and professo...

Aug 20, 2014 by

Students crave emotional mentorship from their teachers that their parents can’t give them. There’s nothing wrong with that. By...

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