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The PARCC Race to the Top Cont...

Aug 4, 2015 by

Mercedes Schneider – When the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) applied for Race to the...

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The Diploma Mill That Is St. P...

Aug 4, 2015 by

Annie Holmquist – We’ve been asking the question for a long time: is the St. Paul Public School district simply a diploma mill...

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China Wave: 21 Trillion Ripple...

Aug 4, 2015 by

Tom Watkins – The China wave will continue to roll across the globe crashing on far away shores as the 21st century unfolds....

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Ways To Rescue Our Nation’s Sc...

Aug 4, 2015 by

“Two Super-Duper Podcasts: Ways To Rescue Our Nation’s School Children from Common Core”   Alice Linahan is the co-director of Women...

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State mishandled rollout of Co...

Aug 4, 2015 by

The new president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents praised Common Core but said Monday that state education...

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Hillary Clinton shuts out unin...

Aug 3, 2015 by

Some who sought access to Clinton’s talk on Cuba at public university turned away, video shows Hillary Clinton staffers denied...

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Examination body admits Higher...

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Scotland’s exams body admits this year’s new Higher Maths exam was “too hard” but says grading was adjusted....

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How the complicated process of...

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It’s approaching 12:15 p.m. and David Knecht is in a hurry. Knecht, an English teacher at Lenape Regional High School in...

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Professor Donald Elder: 50 Gre...

Aug 3, 2015 by

An Interview with Professor Donald Elder: 50 Greatest Americans- Steve Jobs Michael F. Shaughnessy As we near the end of this book on...

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Parental Choice 2.0

Aug 3, 2015 by

Education Savings Accounts are the smartphones of choice programs. By Matthew Ladner – The K-12 world as we knew it at the end of the...

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The ‘granny cloud': the ...

Aug 3, 2015 by

At the School in the Cloud, volunteer ‘grannies’ use Skype to help some of the world’s poorest children teach themselves. Could...

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Monitoring who attends class i...

Aug 3, 2015 by

Dana Ruggiero – University lecturers rarely get 100% of students turn up to every lecture. Nor do we expect them all to. Those...

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Coast Guard to the Classroom

Aug 3, 2015 by

Richard Whitmire – Ask Chris Bonner about his days as a rescue helicopter pilot, and the extreme “situational awareness”...

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Chicago Running Out of Options...

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By Leslie Kan – It’s back to square one for Chicago pensions: last month a city judge ruled unconstitutional a pension law that...

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These New Orleans teachers kee...

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by Marta Jewson – A third-floor studio apartment in the struggling New Orleans neighborhood of Central City morphed into a...

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What We Can Do to Boost Gradua...

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Matthew Ladner – High school graduation remains a crucial rite of passage. The National Center for Education Statistics...

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Reading for pleasure ‘bo...

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Getting stuck into a good book can boost people’s ability to relate to each other and increase their empathy, a report...

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Common Core: A private school ...

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By Ray Antocicco – As of this writing, the National Association of Independent Schools, ACSI, the Association of Christian...

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Teacher Dies in his Call of Du...

Aug 3, 2015 by

Another teacher has died in the line of duty. Not as conventionally defined with the dramatic imagery of heroism. But he was doing...

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Visualizing the Common Core Cu...

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By Rena Silverman – Rian Dundon had to go back to high school for nine months last year. Mind you, he was already a working...

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