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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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S.F. teachers share their insi...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Jill Tucker – The new Common Core way of teaching has been challenging, interesting, stressful and fun, San Francisco teachers...

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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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Stop doubting Texas’ gra...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Michael Marder – Yes, Texas is at the top. Not just in job creation. And not just in oil and gas. No, we lead nearly every...

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The Frum Tax: How Religious Am...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Last week, Rand Paul unveiled a three-pronged proposal to help Republicans reach African-American voters: criminal justice reform,...

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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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Risky Business

Oct 22, 2014 by

Jay Greene – Some of my current and former students, along with a colleague from the Economics department, have a new article...

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State schools chief: Michigan ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

by Ron French & Chastity Pratt Dawsey – State Superintendent Mike Flanagan has concluded that Michigan is “10 years behind”...

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‘Andrew Cuomo Concedes D...

Oct 22, 2014 by

In a column at Bloomberg Politics, David Weigel expresses some amazement that Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), a “safe Democratic governor,”...

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Now nanny state wants lessons ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Schools must teach children to brush their teeth during breaks from lessons to halt shocking levels of decay, the health watchdog has...

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Fordham Students Call Lack Of ...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Hopelessly confused about how the Catholic Church and leaders at Jesuit universities view birth control, and blissfully unaware that...

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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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Independent Christian School T...

Oct 21, 2014 by

New rules intended to encourage “British Values” are being used to threaten a Christian school with closure because they have not...

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As Girl Scouts Membership Plum...

Oct 21, 2014 by

The Girl Scouts USA has just ended its 53rd Convention amid sharply declining membership numbers, serious financial problems, cookie...

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Illegal immigrant child servic...

Oct 21, 2014 by

Feds pay out millions to provide care, transportation, translation for border surge kids Want to bid for a contract to care for the...

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College pumpkin riots highligh...

Oct 21, 2014 by

A writer for the popular progressive news site AlterNet argued that news reports portraying Saturday’s “pumpkin riots” near Keene...

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New York students don’t ...

Oct 21, 2014 by

On Nov. 4, New Yorkers will have a chance to vote on the Smart Schools Bond Act. This bond has little to do with education and more...

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Kids React to Common Core: ...

Oct 21, 2014 by

Robby Soave – Another day of school, another Common Core horror story. Parents in Royal Palm Beach, Florida complained to...

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