Subjective studies in early ed...

Oct 28, 2012 by

Vicente Sanchez and John Lara are two men with strikingly similar backgrounds who ended up leading vastly different lives. Each man...

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Vouchers coming to Texas

Oct 28, 2012 by

by Morgan Smith – State Sen. Dan Patrick has a talk radio host’s comfort with publicly aired complaints. That has made the...

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States’ Taxpayers Left To Pick...

Oct 28, 2012 by

During the week of October 22 – 26, 2012, Henry W. Burke was interviewed both on Oct. 22 and Oct. 26 by Diana Crews of City on...

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Union apologist Ravitch says s...

Oct 27, 2012 by

By Kyle Olson – NEW YORK – Defending the educational status quo has become a lucrative business for Diane Ravitch. For one...

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Drama teachers ‘sacked f...

Oct 27, 2012 by

Play even featured pupil acting out role of father sexually abusing daughter Two drama teachers were sacked for allowing GCSE...

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Who Is Fethullah Gulen?

Oct 27, 2012 by

by Claire Berlinski – Controversial Muslim preacher, feared Turkish intriguer—and “inspirer” of the largest charter school...

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Department Of Defense Needs Ov...

Oct 26, 2012 by

Citing a potential shortfall in quality STEM workers, a report from the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council...

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Mississippi Sued By Federal Ci...

Oct 26, 2012 by

Federal civil rights lawyers have filed a lawsuit against Meridian, Mississippi and other defendants in which they accuse city...

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National Education Association...

Oct 26, 2012 by

Fifteen National Education Association state affiliates experienced budget deficits in the 2010-11 school year while 25 saw a decline...

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L.A. schools chief urges union...

Oct 26, 2012 by

Supt. John Deasy seeks teachers’ backing on a grant application that could bring $40 million to LAUSD. The union fears the...

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Rubi at 100: still teaching

Oct 26, 2012 by

Kenneth J. Bernstein – Four years ago I mentioned in a diary the women who had first taught me cello more than half a century...

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The female wage gap myth

Oct 26, 2012 by

By Dean Kalahar – We constantly hear that discrimination and exploitation force women to make 77 cents for every dollar a man...

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Atlanta school system probes c...

Oct 26, 2012 by

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta school district officials say they’re investigating allegations of cheating at North Atlanta High...

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Appeals Court Ok’s Abort...

Oct 26, 2012 by

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Planned Parenthood’s request for the court to rehear a case about its...

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Trainee teachers face tougher ...

Oct 26, 2012 by

Ministers unveil plans to overhaul tests taken by prospective teachers, saying they want to raise the status of the profession People...

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Muck-up day out, celebrations ...

Oct 26, 2012 by

HUMORIST Danny Katz’s latest novel is set around year 12 muck-up day. A greased pig wearing a sumo nappy is released in the...

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Why a man’s place is in ...

Oct 26, 2012 by

One in four primary schools has no male teachers. This week, Nathan Kemp was anointed Teacher of the Year at the annual Teaching...

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Increasingly, Michigan schools...

Oct 25, 2012 by

By Sandra Svoboda | Bridge Magazine contributor – What started as a curriculum for children of diplomats and leaders of...

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The Trouble With ‘No Excuses’ ...

Oct 25, 2012 by

Julia Steiny: I’m standing in the play area of a “no-excuses” school with its Director and his energetic young...

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Charter schools going strong f...

Oct 25, 2012 by

Charter school enrollment in California has reached record levels this year with nearly 1 in 10 students now attending the...

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