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Why we need to collaborate wit...

Jan 21, 2017 by

Let’s stop putting students down, and instead work together with them. University students have been called many things over...

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Bill would require teaching of...

Jan 21, 2017 by

Unwilling to wait for history to become, well, history, a Marin County legislator wants to make sure state schools teach students...

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The Epidemic of Bad Ideas

Jan 21, 2017 by

This week’s missive tackles a big topic. One of the biggest. That’s because it touches virtually every corner of society: politics,...

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Greatest Failure in the Histor...

Jan 21, 2017 by

The $7 Billion School Improvement Grant Program: By Andy Smarick – The final IES report on the School Improvement Grant program...

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38 low-performing schools coul...

Jan 21, 2017 by

Snyder’s administration has switched its stance on how soon the state’s poorest performing schools can be closed Lansing — More than...

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Connoisseur of Chaos

Jan 20, 2017 by

The dystopian vision of George Soros, billionaire funder of the Left Stefan Kanfer – When the dust was cleared and the debris...

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Thousands of teachers needed t...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Thousands more teachers will be needed to work as examiners as reforms kick in, says report. Thousands more teachers will be needed...

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Saul Alinsky Leaves the White ...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Eight years down the drain. When Barack Obama leaves the White House tomorrow, he leaves with his worst dreams unrealized. Still,...

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How Russian pensioners are tea...

Jan 20, 2017 by

LinguaLink of Generations was launched by three individuals who’ve studied at a school in Moscow. The program pairs retirees and...

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Patty Hearst and the Ed Reform...

Jan 20, 2017 by

by Matthew Ladner – So yesterday Elizabeth Warren read the six-inch Dark Lord of Nightmares’ letter at the DeVos confirmation...

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Life-Work Balance for School L...

Jan 20, 2017 by

The work of a building administrator is never done. But should that consume the school leader? A principal could very easily become...

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Bomb teams sent to schools 600...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Bomb disposal teams were called out to almost 600 schools in the wake of government advice about a potentially hazardous chemical....

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Why Readers Shouldn’t Trust St...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Eric Zuesse – Journalism — especially about important matters — is not a profession. It’s a calling.  Or else, if it’s not a...

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India’s Caste System, Social I...

Jan 20, 2017 by

By Satya Sagar – For over a millennium one of the recurring debates among Indian philosophers was whether this world was real...

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Is It Time To Revoke John Lewi...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Sheroes and heroes are people who take risks, who make great personal sacrifices to perform difficult and important duties for...

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Oakland schools abruptly cut o...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Without warning, the Oakland Unified School District has decided to stop paying AC Transit to run buses to several city schools,...

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Girl Scouts push back against ...

Jan 20, 2017 by

By Elizabeth Llorente – Some 75 Girl Scouts said they wanted to participate in the organization’s tradition of being at the...

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‘Stop Operation Soros’ movemen...

Jan 20, 2017 by

A new initiative, Stop Operation Soros (SOS), dedicated to countering the influence of American billionaire activist George Soros,...

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Trump’s Inaugural Addres...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Outrage — but it gets even crazier, as midterms at another school are put off to accommodate a student walkout by Deirdre Reilly...

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Everyone Must Stop Being So &#...

Jan 20, 2017 by

By Harry Phibbs – The joyless social media thought police have been on patrol again. After a festive season whose highlights...

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