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Why Turning Our Schools into a...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Being a worker means taking orders, citizenship means being an independent thinker. The two aren’t compatible. One demands obedience,...

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How Important is an Art Educat...

Jul 16, 2018 by

One of the biggest attractions for many people of working in a creative field is the fact that there are few, if any, entry...

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Pittsburgh Public Schools part...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Pittsburgh Public Schools’ latest efforts to turn around its struggling schools are going to be a model for other Pennsylvania...

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How the Fight Against Affirmat...

Jul 16, 2018 by

If preferences for black and Hispanic applicants are abolished, expect a backlash against admissions boosts for children of alumni...

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Islamic State’s genocida...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Ewelina Ochab – The forces of the so-called Islamic State (IS) are melting away from the regions they previously held in Syria...

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Assemblyman Gottfried’s ...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Could a legislative twist make lemonade out of the judicial lemon of a Supreme Court decision?  In the Janus case, it recently ruled...

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Number of secondary pupils in ...

Jul 15, 2018 by

There will be over 400,000 more pupils in England’s state secondary schools by the year 2027, new forecasts indicate. Secondary...

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Faith Borkowsky: Failing Schoo...

Jul 15, 2018 by

An Interview with Faith Borkowsky: Failing Schools? Failing Teachers? Failing Instruction? Failing Parents? Michael F. Shaughnessy...

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Stop Breaking China

Jul 15, 2018 by

The bilateral relationship between the US and China is the most important on the world stage today. Every major world issue – from...

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Professor Manuel Varela: Stuar...

Jul 15, 2018 by

An Interview with Professor Manuel Varela: Stuart Levy and Antibiotic Resistance Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Professor Varela,...

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Robo-Grading Student Essays is...

Jul 15, 2018 by

By Diane Ravitch – NPR ran an interesting story about robo-grading student essays. It didn’t use the headline that appears...

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A Six Year Old Girl Was Handcu...

Jul 15, 2018 by

A recent investigation into a terrifying incident has revealed something sinister going on in Chicago public schools. A security...

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If You’re Not Going to T...

Jul 15, 2018 by

Tanesha Peeples – Outrage: Kids Can’t Read, America It took the kid about 5 minutes to read one sentence. He struggled to...

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Muslim swimmers forced out of ...

Jul 15, 2018 by

The mayor of a US city has apologized after officials forced a group of Muslim children out of a community pool by falsely claiming...

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The Chinese parents who homesc...

Jul 15, 2018 by

Like homeschoolers elsewhere, parents in China don’t trust a rigid public school system to give their kids a rounded children and...

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Educating Greater Manchester h...

Jul 15, 2018 by

Freddie Whittaker – Drew Povey, the headteacher featured in the hit TV series Educating Greater Manchester, has been suspended,...

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California’s plan finally obey...

Jul 15, 2018 by

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos approved California’s plan for meeting requirements of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act...

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Cuomo: NY City And State Colle...

Jul 15, 2018 by

By Dave Lucas – After the Trump administration said the federal government will let schools leave race out of admission...

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Do No-Zero Policies Help or Hu...

Jul 15, 2018 by

No-zero policies spur serious—and productive—debate among teachers. We look at the big insights on both sides of the argument. By...

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Why Deep Thinkers Are Often So...

Jul 15, 2018 by

Since the beginning of Western societies, Socrates has been the prototypical intellectual inquisitor. Perhaps the “historical...

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