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TWO PODCASTS THAT DESTROY COMM...

Oct 24, 2014 by

PODCAST #1 – ALICE LINAHAN’S SHOW – 10.22.14   Special guest:  Arizona 5th grade teacher Brad McQueen – author of “Cult of Common...

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Decorated soldier from ‘...

Oct 24, 2014 by

Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Gallagher was in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993 and in Baghdad for the U.S. invasion in 2003. When he retired,...

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Common Core revolt goes local

Oct 24, 2014 by

Stephanie Simon – A more muted, but still notable, retreat came this week in Tennessee, where Gov. Bill Haslam — who has been a...

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‘Scrap ban’ on ter...

Oct 24, 2014 by

The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so head teachers can take a “common-sense approach”, say...

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Make the Case: Common Core Sta...

Oct 24, 2014 by

Carmal Martin, an Executive Vice President at the Center for American Progress, and Sarah Perry, a Senior Fellow at Family Research...

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Amnesty, Common Core, More Tax...

Oct 24, 2014 by

By Tony Lee – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s past remarks about his openness to potential tax increases may haunt him...

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Student visa rules condemned b...

Oct 24, 2014 by

A business leader has accused some MPs of “cheap and pathetic gestures” in their approach to student visas. Simon Walker,...

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Why Common Core Will Fail: ...

Oct 24, 2014 by

Robby Soave – Forbes contributor Alice Walton has written a terrific roundup of the anti-Common Core expert consensus. Numerous...

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Federal Involvement Is the Pro...

Oct 24, 2014 by

Patrick Hannaford – The Common Core education standards have become increasingly controversial since their creation in 2009....

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Colleges in New York and natio...

Oct 24, 2014 by

New York campus health official: ‘Yes, we are concerned’ As many watch with worry at the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on American...

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Teachers Pay

Oct 23, 2014 by

Ron Isaac – Like hungry prosecutors who throw all the charges they can conjure against a defendant they often know is innocent...

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Kindergarten today: It’s no lo...

Oct 23, 2014 by

The kindergartners walk into Raeleen Martinez’s classroom and begin digging through their superhero and princess backpacks for their...

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Miami-Dade students to get bre...

Oct 23, 2014 by

Students in Miami-Dade will take fewer tests this year after the district decided on Wednesday to cancel one set of interim...

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Fake-class scheme aided UNC pl...

Oct 23, 2014 by

A system of no-show classes pushed by academic counselors for athletes and employed by coaches eager to keep players eligible at...

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Communism for Kids

Oct 23, 2014 by

The march of the New Marxists goes on, now with children’s literature. By Tim Cavanaugh If you’ve been wondering what to get...

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Code of practice for religious...

Oct 23, 2014 by

The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream...

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Are British students getting f...

Oct 23, 2014 by

They say you are what you eat. At no point in my freshers’ week do I recall eating a lazy fast-food addict, who drank heavily and...

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California Middle Class Schola...

Oct 23, 2014 by

In a surprising and somewhat embarrassing situation, administrators of California’s new Middle Class Scholarship program last...

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Narrowing Education

Oct 23, 2014 by

Jay Greene – Some people seem determined to narrow education. I’ve been trying to make the case for a well-rounded, liberal...

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Abuse-risk children ‘let...

Oct 23, 2014 by

Ann Lucas: “The police were just very blinkered on what their targets were” Hundreds of young people at risk of child...

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