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TEX. TEACHER TELLS ALL

Apr 24, 2014 by

  PODCAST – 4.23.14 – LINK TO PODCAST: ...

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Why Common Core tests are bad

Apr 24, 2014 by

In a few weeks, the New York State Education Department will begin the second round of Common Core tests. Earlier this spring,...

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Study: Claims Of Common Core A...

Apr 24, 2014 by

Supporters of the Common Core standards frequently make the claim that the standards are rigorous, reflect college-readiness, and...

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O’S RADICAL SOCIAL STUDI...

Apr 24, 2014 by

Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research  ...

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WHY COMMON CORE TESTS ARE BAD

Apr 24, 2014 by

  [ – In 2009 to simplify the Common Core Standards Initiative (CCSI) so that the public could “get it,” I created the following...

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What is the legacy of the Educ...

Apr 24, 2014 by

Rab Butler’s 1944 reforms gave teachers autonomy but schools’ freedom today comes with strings attached In March 1943,...

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Trouble for company collecting...

Apr 24, 2014 by

A company on the cutting of collecting vast amounts of personal information about school students across the United States is...

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University tuition-fee change ...

Apr 24, 2014 by

The public cost of higher university fees and loans is “highly uncertain” and depends on how much future graduates will...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Apr 22, 2014 by

“Shakespeare’s plays, stories and myth all constitute memetic content that has spread from brain to brain to paper to...

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Maranto and Crouch on Single P...

Apr 22, 2014 by

My colleagues, Bob Maranto and Michael Crouch, have an oped in the Wall Street Journal today arguing that single parenthood is a...

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Stop Attacking Charter Schools

Apr 22, 2014 by

A. Barton Hinkle – Try a little thought experiment. Suppose somebody invented a new kind of hospital. At first, nobody—not even...

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The Cult of Common Core

Apr 22, 2014 by

TUCSON, Ariz. – What a difference a year makes. Last spring, Arizona teacher Brad McQueen knew so little about Common Core that he...

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Princeton Researchers Conclude...

Apr 22, 2014 by

Of the elite, by the elite, for the elite A recent scientific study by Princeton and Northwestern universities, which has gone...

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There is a ‘Trojan Horse...

Apr 22, 2014 by

Birmingham schools are allegedly being targeted by Muslim hardliners Schools with large numbers of Muslim pupils must respect British...

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Winner takes it all? Not as fa...

Apr 22, 2014 by

Most children would be happy for competition to be removed from school sport, a survey claimed today. Sports chiefs voiced concern...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Apr 21, 2014 by

“The school of the future will embrace the idea that parents need to be reeducated, starting in elementary school, about the...

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MUST BUILD CURRICULUM STANDARD...

Apr 21, 2014 by

“Must Build Curriculum Standards on Correct Foundation”   By Henry W. Burke   4.21.14     Here is the best-kept secret known by the...

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THE NDE IS BUILDING UPON THE W...

Apr 21, 2014 by

The NDE Is Building on the Wrong Foundation   by Henry W. Burke   4.7.14     The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is basing its...

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New York city’s worst high sch...

Apr 21, 2014 by

  They don’t want no education — especially if it’s at August Martin HS in Queens. The troubled Springfield Gardens school is...

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Sandra Stotsky Responds to AEI...

Apr 21, 2014 by

Writing at National Review Online, American Enterprise Institute’s Rick Hess and Mike McShane make the complaint that critics of...

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