Fears of Common Core are well ...

Jun 21, 2013 by

Edward L. Glaeser’s view of federal education standards (“Unfounded fear of Common Core,” Op-ed, June 14) is complicated by his...

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The Essential Cognate Instruct...

Jun 18, 2013 by

Emily Godenschwager George Mason University As you walk in an elementary school with a highly diverse population, you are bound to...

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University of Alberta strength...

Jun 7, 2013 by

By: Michael Davies-Venn (Edmonton)—Enhanced engagement between governments is needed for the University of Alberta to deliver on its...

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Corporate involvement in the R...

Jun 4, 2013 by

The Honorable Tom Harkin Chairman, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Senate Appropriations Committee...

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Believing in Students

May 31, 2013 by

By Kwok-Sze Wong, Ed.D., Executive Director of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) One of my former classmates, who is...

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The world is talking now about...

May 31, 2013 by

Michael Davies-Venn (Edmonton)—The Internet and digital technologies are driving some of the most profound changes in human history....

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The art of holistic health car...

May 28, 2013 by

By: Michael Davies-Venn (Edmonton) Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Alberta—a reality that may soon...

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What Makes a Star Teacher? Exa...

May 24, 2013 by

Professionalization: a short introduction by ND Hartlep Part of the “professionalization” movement within education is the notion...

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Brave New Schools

May 23, 2013 by

Cherie Zaslawsky – The much touted Common Core Standards (CCS) Initiative that is being pushed as a silver bullet to improve...

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Are Breast / Genital Exams Nec...

May 18, 2013 by

By: Misty Roberts Sports physicals (also known as pre-participation physical examination) are required at most public and private...

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FOSTERING A FOUNDATION FOR FAR...

May 15, 2013 by

By H.E. Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu – We as Nigerians have always taken great pride in finding creative, cross-sectoral solutions to the...

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Common Core Hammers the Final ...

Apr 22, 2013 by

Eric Wilson – Many of the most recent (and worst) “improvements” to our national education process have come under the...

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Effective Public Schooling—The...

Mar 22, 2013 by

By: Cheryl Williams, Executive Director of the Learning First Alliance In the work that the Learning First Alliance (LFA) has...

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Schools Worth Cloning in the P...

Mar 19, 2013 by

We have heard much about charter schools for the last twenty years. In our larger cities hundreds of charter schools have been...

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Whither the Travis Letter?

Mar 6, 2013 by

By Jerry Patterson, Texas Land Commissioner AUSTIN — On March 8, 2013, the William B. Travis “Victory or Death” Letter will return to...

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How to avoid the $100,000 coll...

Mar 3, 2013 by

Am I on the Right Bus? How to avoid the $100,000 college blunder!   Without a father or mother in my life, there were no guides...

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The Crucial Pillar of the New ...

Feb 5, 2012 by

by Gary North – One of the most alluring temptations that face men is the desire to enter the inner ring. C. S. Lewis wrote a...

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State Games

Dec 29, 2011 by

By Moshe Feiglin – Last Thursday, a major simulation exercise was held at the prestigious Interdisciplinary Center in...

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The Real Cost of Electronic Te...

Dec 29, 2011 by

Dorothy Mikuska – There are distinct advantages to reading from electronic sources: Current material is easily updated; an iPad...

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Finnish Lessons

Dec 29, 2011 by

Kenneth J. Bernstein – or more precisely, Finnish Lessons:  What can the world learn from educational change in Finland?, is...

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