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Jordan “Bred” Retr...

Dec 21, 2012 by

The sneaker game is getting stressful. The latest holy grail to get another Retro treatment is the Air Jordan Retro XI in the black...

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Read ‘Em and Weep Edureactiona...

Nov 15, 2012 by

by Matthew Ladner – There is a great deal of interesting material in the Hanushek, Peterson and Woessmann study on...

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Google ad revenue tops entire ...

Nov 15, 2012 by

Slate tells us that “Google ad revenue tops entire US print media industry” in the first six months of the year, based off this chart...

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Governor says Alabama is out o...

Nov 15, 2012 by

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Gov. Robert Bentley says he will not take a second crack at allowing charter schools to operate in the state....

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CPS planning to close failing ...

Nov 15, 2012 by

Chicago Public Schools officials say they plan to get tough with privately run charter schools that are failing academically this...

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An Interview with Sherri Willi...

Oct 30, 2012 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1)      Sherri, you have just written a delightful book “The Adventures of Little Mouse”. How did this...

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S.F., Oakland drop bid for U.S...

Oct 30, 2012 by

Stuck in a standoff with teachers unions, the San Francisco and Oakland school districts have abandoned efforts to bring in up to $15...

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Beware of Obama Core

Oct 30, 2012 by

Robert Nemeth – While economic, social and foreign policy issues have dominated the long and arduous presidential campaign,...

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Community of Peace Academy: 11...

Oct 29, 2012 by

High school junior Shelby Hunter recently appointed herself a guide to all things November election for her boyfriend’s mom. To...

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Charter changes could put teet...

Oct 29, 2012 by

By Deborah Simmons – There’s a perfect storm brewing over the District of Columbia, and it’s name isn’t Sandy. While massive...

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Crack appears in opposition to...

Oct 29, 2012 by

Former labor chief: Education system ‘ignores’ importance of parents For the second time in less than a week, a crack has...

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Albert Einstein, X Factor judg...

Oct 29, 2012 by

A third of 11 to 14 year olds did not know that Isaac Newton discovered gravity A third of primary school children believe Albert...

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What Are The Ingredients For S...

Oct 29, 2012 by

New Marlborough, Mass What are the ingredients for self-directed learning? Technology? “Grade-level” reading? Peer-to-peer...

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Absence notification only part...

Oct 29, 2012 by

School districts looking to improve efficiency and manage tight budgets are on a quest to streamline management of data about...

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Measuring the worth of a teach...

Oct 29, 2012 by

L.A. Unified School District’s Academic Growth Over Time measurement system, based on students’ progress on standardized...

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Local high schools embrace cel...

Oct 29, 2012 by

Spanish teacher Marlea Bahantka hones in on a student as his index finger slides across an iPhone in her class. She stops next to his...

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API rankings stripped from 23 ...

Oct 29, 2012 by

Teachers helped students correct mistakes on standardized tests, prepared them with actual test questions or left instructional...

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Common Core Mandates Will Harm...

Oct 28, 2012 by

by Sandra Stotsky – Jay Mathews is one of the few education reporters who gets it. He understands that the heavy diet of...

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Instructional Leader: Martin H...

Oct 28, 2012 by

  ” School is a matter of life and death for children, especially for those living in poverty. ” Dr. Martin Haberman...

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Urban middle class boosts scho...

Oct 28, 2012 by

Greg Toppo – BROOKLYN, N.Y. — As taped piano music plays, Ashley Brown issues a stream of commands. Firm and insistent, she...

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