Rise in requests for special n...

Nov 7, 2014 by

The exams regulator Ofqual is to investigate a rise in requests from schools for special arrangements for candidates at GCSE and...

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Election 2014: Obama policies ...

Nov 5, 2014 by

Derek Draplin – The 2014 elections have proven to be a referendum on President Obama. He gets an F. The GOP has swept the...

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Lawmaker’s effort goes t...

Nov 5, 2014 by

It is appalling that a few Colorado schools continue to cling to offensive American Indian mascot names, but a solution being...

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Primary schools ‘must of...

Nov 5, 2014 by

Almost half of primary school children in England are unable to swim a length by themselves, a report says. The Amateur Swimming...

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Sex ‘normal at 13’...

Nov 5, 2014 by

Schools in England are being offered guidance that suggests having consensual sex with a peer at age 13 is normal behaviour, it has...

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Why S.F. has a severe shortage...

Nov 4, 2014 by

By Jill Tucker – When a San Francisco teacher calls in sick, there’s no guarantee a substitute will be available to cover the...

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Unpacking the Strib’s te...

Nov 4, 2014 by

By Beth Hawkins – Did you see the Star Tribune article over the weekend showing that teachers in the poorest Minneapolis Public...

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Should wealthy towns be able t...

Nov 4, 2014 by

An effort in Malibu to split from Santa Monica could open the door to other district splits along race and class lines By Kyle...

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Flailing Wisconsin teachers un...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Victor Skinner – MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011 Act 10 legislation gave public school officials the power to manage...

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Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio’s most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s...

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Prof resigns from academic jou...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Kent State associate professor Julio Pino, aka Assad Jibril Pino, has resigned from the editorial board of Latin American...

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Academics fight hourly contrac...

Nov 4, 2014 by

A day of action on Wednesday will highlight the poor pay and job insecurity of many staff at universities Like many young university...

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Parents Confused By Common Cor...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Most U.S. public school students are learning math very differently than their parents did, due to Common Core State Standards,...

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Forget the ‘Scholar-Athlete’...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Walter E. Williams – Last year’s column “Dishonest Educators” (1/9/2013) reported on the largest school cheating scandal in...

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California Grassroots Groups &...

Nov 4, 2014 by

DALLAS, TX — Across California, grassroots groups have come together to address growing concerns with the Common Core State...

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School Choice Is Making Stunni...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Ashley Bateman – Demand for school choice has never been higher, as new, high-quality opportunities are being offered in the...

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Common Core and the Death of R...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Alan Singer – Regular readers of my Huffington Post columns have seen my position on the national Common Core Standards change...

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Were you tricked by Big Soda&#...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Dana Woldow – Have you seen or heard those ads from the No on Prop E campaign claiming that passage of the soda tax measure...

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DOJ Sues College For Anti-Mili...

Nov 4, 2014 by

The Justice Department has filed suit against Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, for failing to promote an Army National...

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All faith schools must activel...

Nov 3, 2014 by

Faith schools must follow rules that “actively promote” fundamental British values, such as tolerance of other faiths and lifestyles,...

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