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Teens shocked by graphic conte...

Apr 21, 2015 by

Editor’s note: WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT They thought the Iowa Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth was about anti-bullying....

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Copy of Magna Carta for every ...

Apr 21, 2015 by

Every primary school in the UK is to be sent a copy of Magna Carta to help pupils learn how the document forms the basis of many...

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Common Misinformation from Pub...

Apr 20, 2015 by

Sandra Stotsky – Common Misinformation from Public Officials or Professional Educators—and the Facts Common Myths and...

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Brooks Olbrys: Where is Blue O...

Apr 20, 2015 by

An Interview with Brooks Olbrys: Where is Blue Ocean Bob and What is he doing? Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1)  Brooks, you have...

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Maine State Board of Education...

Apr 20, 2015 by

My name is Heidi Sampson, I am a member of the State Board of Education in Maine. I am in no way speaking for the Maine SBE, but as a...

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Lawmakers push to overhaul tea...

Apr 20, 2015 by

Some want student performance, test scores factored into assessments With teacher employment rules high on the public agenda, a...

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Miami-Dade teachers say speaki...

Apr 20, 2015 by

Not long after speaking up at a school board meeting about overcrowded classes, high school teacher Richard Ocampo says he has gone...

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Gay Conversion Therapy Faces L...

Apr 20, 2015 by

The suicide of a 17-year-old Ohio transgender girl whose parents sent her to a therapist to “convert” her has refocused...

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Kids with ADHD must squirm to ...

Apr 20, 2015 by

‘Sit still and concentrate!’ doesn’t work for fidgety children For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have...

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What Garry Trudeau gets wrong ...

Apr 20, 2015 by

By Kyle Smith – When cartoonist Garry Trudeau was scheduled to receive a Polk Award at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus...

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Ohio House budget could scrap ...

Apr 20, 2015 by

House Republicans want to scrap the recently implemented tests that have frustrated parents and educators, but finding an alternative...

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It’s a Con-ski

Apr 20, 2015 by

By Stephen Elder – The shameful tactic by the AEU to drag Catholic education into an industrial agenda wrapped in the cloak of...

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Applause for No Child Left Beh...

Apr 20, 2015 by

The Senate bill would continue to require some current levels of testing, but it would allow states to set up their own...

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Girls face ‘sharp rise i...

Apr 20, 2015 by

The number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems has risen sharply, an English study in the Journal of Adolescent Mental...

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Why Are Graduates Shunning a C...

Apr 20, 2015 by

by Donna Rachel Edmunds – Climate science is suffering a dearth of recent graduates joining the field, as young physicists are...

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Race baiters don’t deser...

Apr 20, 2015 by

By John Slater – There is perhaps no area of public policy as desperately in need of fresh ideas and honest debate than the...

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The Shake Shack summit that sa...

Apr 20, 2015 by

Maggie Severns – While most of the Senate spent the week wrestling with a human trafficking bill and arguing over the...

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Common Core Ties to Libya, Qat...

Apr 20, 2015 by

by Bethany Blankley – “Where did Common Core come from?” is a question I often hear from parents as I travel the country...

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High School Faces Backlash For...

Apr 20, 2015 by

Eric Owens – Another effort at a taxpayer-funded American high school to persuade female students — but only female students —...

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Educators alarmed by some ques...

Apr 20, 2015 by

By Carol Burris – Many New York parents are in rebellion. They are determined to see Pearson’s Common Core test machine grind...

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