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6 things about the trickling t...

May 28, 2015 by

Maybe it’s just because it’s teacher recruitment season, but hardly a day goes by where I don’t hear a Charlotte education leader...

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Pittsburgh special needs stude...

May 28, 2015 by

Max Mangum, a freshman at Carlynton Junior-Senior High School, throws his hands in the air and sings along to the chorus of Usher’s...

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THE POLICE AND US: Restoring M...

May 28, 2015 by

By Barry E. Stern, Education and Workforce Development Consultant At a symposium I attended as a college junior over 50 years ago,...

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Wisconsin one of few states ta...

May 28, 2015 by

Only a half dozen states have approved or are considering cuts to higher education funding for the fiscal year starting July 1....

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OECD survey highlights skills ...

May 28, 2015 by

Low-skilled young people locked out of the labour market as they face barriers due to a lack of employable skills Britain’s...

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Why are so many states replaci...

May 28, 2015 by

Emmanuel Felton – Getting a fresh set of standards should be easy in a state where Common Core is opposed 39 percent to 51...

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How one Massachusetts town tur...

May 28, 2015 by

One school in Malden, Mass., is outpacing schools across the state in early reading literacy. Here’s How. By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo...

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Black UK prof annoyed that ‘cr...

May 28, 2015 by

Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman (who strikes through his last name “to highlight how it was bestowed on his family by slave masters in...

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Federal court rules Notre Dame...

May 28, 2015 by

Kate Hardiman – OBAMACARE: Catholic institution denied religious exemption A federal appeals court has denied Notre Dame’s...

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Rauner paying education czar $...

May 28, 2015 by

  SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner has defended his practice of paying top dollar to high-level state employees, saying he was willing...

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Black teacher slams ‘white pri...

May 27, 2015 by

Steve Gunn – ST. PAUL, Minn. – There’s a simple way to decrease the number of K-12 students who are suspended from school for...

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GA Mom Arrested, Shackled for ...

May 27, 2015 by

Susan L.M. Goldberg – Despite the fact that her son was just recognized as Student of the Month, Julie Giles was arrested...

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The Phantom Poverty Menace?

May 27, 2015 by

by Matthew Ladner – I was intrigued by President Obama’s claim that when one includes transfers that the poverty rate has...

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Michigan classrooms loaded wit...

May 27, 2015 by

Ron French – “I started teaching in a charter school in Taylor. I showed up and they said, ‘Here’s a curriculum,’ and they...

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Worcester teachers call for fr...

May 27, 2015 by

WORCESTER – As the trial run of PARCC testing comes to a close this week, the debate over the controversial MCAS replacement...

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Jeb wants to follow the Bush f...

May 27, 2015 by

Michael Brendan Dougherty – The Bushes have what you could call a family tradition: Finding a position on education that is out...

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TERRIBLE SB 313 PASSED TEX. SE...

May 27, 2015 by

TERRIBLE SB 313 PASSED TEX. SENATE TODAY — GOES TO GOV. ABBOTT FOR SIGNATURE [5.26.15 – The Texas Senate passed SB 313 on third...

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The Indian Century?

May 27, 2015 by

Claire Berlinski – I attended a dinner in Paris full of tech experts, scientists, and investors, all of whom were gloomy about...

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Rowdy protestors disrupt talk ...

May 27, 2015 by

Austin Yack – ISLA VISTA – More than 20 UC Santa Barbara students disrupted the start of a talk on campus in support of...

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Muslims ‘dehumanisedR...

May 27, 2015 by

A senior member of the Qatar royal family has warned that Muslims are being “dehumanised” by the coverage of violent...

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