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Call to align nursery and prim...

Jul 31, 2014 by

Nursery school teachers should be given the same status and pay as those in primary school, the Pre-School Learning Alliance has...

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MIT’s ScratchJr iPad app...

Jul 31, 2014 by

Kickstarter-funded educational programming app is inspired by the Scratch language used in schools around the world The Massachusetts...

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Huge confusion in Mississippi ...

Jul 31, 2014 by

By Jackie Mader It’s been called a federal curriculum, the end of literature lessons, and even, here in Mississippi, a “Muslim...

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U.S. Students from Educated Fa...

Jul 31, 2014 by

It’s not just about kids in poor neighborhoods By Eric A. Hanushek, Paul E. Peterson and Ludger Woessmann “The big picture of U.S....

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Trust, But Verify? Hillary Cli...

Jul 31, 2014 by

Nonprofit expert: ‘You would have to take her at her word’ Hillary Clinton says she donated her estimated $2 million dollars earned...

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State posts ‘parentsR...

Jul 31, 2014 by

The state Education Department has produced a last-minute, preliminary “parents’ bill of rights” on the use and...

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No Death Penalty For Kids Just...

Jul 31, 2014 by

Nancy Pelosi’s former senior adviser and San Francisco municipal official has a creative mind, no doubt about that. Michael Yaki of...

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Akron schools install panic bu...

Jul 31, 2014 by

Panic buttons — the kind a bank teller pushes to trigger a silent alarm during a robbery — are the latest safety measure in Akron...

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Judge: Teacher’s blog calling ...

Jul 31, 2014 by

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. – Teachers who like to insult students in their free time might want to choose their words carefully after a...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Jul 30, 2014 by

“Our teachers will often tell us that their students talk about us, “Meryl and Charlie,” as friends; it’s as...

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Why Aren’t We Teaching F...

Jul 30, 2014 by

NRA commentator Billy Johnson has triggered sputtering rage among the anti-gun left for a nearly four-minute video that points out...

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Fishy Polls On Common Core

Jul 30, 2014 by

Never let it be said that Common Core entirely lacks educational value. Consumers can learn a big, valuable lesson about polling that...

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An Interview with Jeff Brittin...

Jul 30, 2014 by

Michael F Shaughnessy - 1)      Jeff, first of all, can you tell us about who you are and what you do? I’m happy to! Currently, I’m...

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Searching for Star Teachers

Jul 30, 2014 by

  “If you believe it’s life or death for the kids, it changes everything you do.” — Martin HabermanOn...

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Race to the Top Wasn’t

Jul 30, 2014 by

By Frederick Hess - We’ve just marked the fifth anniversary of Race to the Top, the Obama administration’s signature education...

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School puts nearly 100 kinderg...

Jul 30, 2014 by

By Valerie Strauss - Brenda Scott Academy of Theater Arts is a high-poverty preK-8th school in east Detroit that is part of the...

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Michigan Union Tricks Teachers...

Jul 30, 2014 by

Rob Wiersema teaches high school economics, and he knows the merits of a simple cost-benefit analysis. Leaving the Michigan Education...

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Rise of School Choice Could Pl...

Jul 30, 2014 by

The growth of educational opportunity through school choice over the last ten years suggests American education is moving in the...

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Can special education students...

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  By Amanda M. Fairbanks – East Moriches, New York — On a morning in late May, the pace was slow and deliberate as seven...

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The Quirks of the Nanny State

Jul 30, 2014 by

What it considers harmless. By George Neumayr Under the nanny state, what qualifies as a risk is often perplexing. Its champions...

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