THE BEST WAY FOR ALL STATES, I...

May 15, 2015 by

“The Best Way for All States, Including Nebraska, To Write Curriculum Standards” By Henry W. Burke 5.15.15   On 5.8.15, Henry W....

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Others who turned against Comm...

Dec 13, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Less than a week after withdrawing his support for the national Common Core standards, education wonks are...

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Techbooks are future in CMS, M...

Dec 13, 2013 by

There are textbooks in Ronald Tyson’s social studies class at Community House Middle School, but they’re stacked on a shelf, seldom...

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Common Core Standards Freak Ou...

Dec 13, 2013 by

Julia Steiny – It’s true: if allowed to survive, the Common Core State Standards would be a massive, necessary, though...

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Teachers face retaliation for ...

Dec 12, 2013 by

Ethics and professional standards prevent educators from publicly criticizing any district-approved policy, which includes Common...

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The Redemption of E. D. Hirsch

Dec 8, 2013 by

Sol Stern – How my kids’ progressive school helped teach me the value of a content-rich curriculum E. D. Hirsch is the most...

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COMMON CORE ROOTS TIES OBAMA A...

Dec 7, 2013 by

“Common Core Roots Lie in Ties Between Barack Obama and Bill Ayers” by Susan Berry In an article published on Monday that advocates...

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Common Core: Why are 10th grad...

Dec 6, 2013 by

BISMARCK, N.D. – Common Core. Is it a good thing or a bad thing? Recently, the ND Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten...

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Best and worst education news ...

Nov 30, 2013 by

By Larry Ferlazzo – It’s time again for an annual recap of education news. As usual, I don’t presume to say it’s...

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Gov. Scott Walker PushedTo Aba...

Nov 29, 2013 by

…will you instead tacitly allow the children to founder on the rocks of abridged knowledge, empty skill sets, and data mining?...

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Common Core- only a 1 in 3 cha...

Nov 23, 2013 by

Common Core  will shatter the dream of many potential students to achieve success in technical fields. STANFORD, Calif. – Professor...

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KEN PAXTON WANTS TO IGNORE COM...

Nov 23, 2013 by

by Donna Garner 11.23.13 Summary of this article: Ken Paxton and Barry Smitherman are running for Texas Attorney General.  Paxton...

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UNIONS BETRAY MEMBERS

Nov 21, 2013 by

UNIONS THAT DO NOT REPRESENT THEIR MEMBERS Embracing corporate influence and policies of greed, the National Education Association...

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JANET WILSON ON MSNBC — ...

Nov 19, 2013 by

Janet Wilson on MSNBC – Common Core Standards Janet Wilson, New York parent on MSNBC, tells the American public how unconstitutional...

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Two Responses to Common Core S...

Nov 19, 2013 by

By Anthony Cody – Yesterday I posted a commentary on what I believe to be major errors that make the Common Core standards...

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Duncan takes heat over descrip...

Nov 19, 2013 by

Education Secretary Arne Duncan faced heated criticism Monday for reportedly dismissing foes of so-called Common Core standards as...

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Student draws massive applause...

Nov 12, 2013 by

Ben Velderman – KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – High school senior Ethan Young delighted a capacity audience at last week’s meeting of the...

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Nation’s first union-operated ...

Nov 8, 2013 by

Ben Velderman – NEW YORK – The nation’s first teacher union-run charter school is facing a “do or die” moment. Earlier this...

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ALICE LINAHAN SHOW — PAR...

Nov 4, 2013 by

[*A positive note: If you typically listen to podcasts while you exercise, walk, or run, the following exposé on what is going on in...

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CAN PARENTS OPT THEIR CHILDREN...

Nov 3, 2013 by

by Donna Garner   I have been asked whether I believe parents can opt out their children from the data mining contained in the...

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