An Interview with Professor Do...

Sep 3, 2021 by

Commentary and Interview: As we approach the end of September, we have tried to honor all those who died 19 years ago on 9/11....

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An Interview with Manuel and A...

Aug 16, 2021 by

“We enjoy working together…and it’s natural that we talk about science at home.” —Jennifer McKimm-Breschkin Michael F. Shaughnessy 1)...

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Why Teacher Should Not Label M...

Aug 12, 2021 by

There are a variety of sources of student errors in math, and labeling them ‘careless’ might mean missing a chance to help students...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Aug 9, 2021 by

Teacher certification is not all kit’s cracked up to be.  Being licensed is a qualification for employment, but one should not...

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An Interview with Steven Lee: ...

Aug 4, 2021 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy First of all, can you tell us a bit about yourself- your education and experience? My grandfather was a...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jul 13, 2021 by

A Department of Education investigation that should have taken two weeks was fast-tracked by them and therefore took only two years....

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How COVID-19 widened education...

Jul 6, 2021 by

By Mila Koumpilova  Photos by Max Herman for Chalkbeat As the promise of spring hung over Chicago, three teenage boys tussled with...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jul 6, 2021 by

There are times when schools need to intervene to try to bring some serenity into the lives of star-crossed students. A child at...

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An Interview with Manuel and A...

Jul 4, 2021 by

“Policymakers in the field of science are unaware of the fact that knowledge and research are necessary to achieve revolutionary and...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jun 29, 2021 by

In compliance with principal’s orders, a first-year middle school teacher stands outside the opened door of his class to keep...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jun 24, 2021 by

When this school year started, nobody could predict how it would end. The pandemic had put it on indefinite hold, upended our daily...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jun 23, 2021 by

Most of the time, academic credentials are required to obtain professional certification in areas related to psychotherapy, but that...

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Poorer white pupils let down a...

Jun 23, 2021 by

White pupils from low income families are falling behind “every step of the way”, an education committee says. White...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jun 21, 2021 by

Police officers have body cams. Courts have cameras. Shouldn’t there be such recording devices in every public school...

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Secularization and Schooling

Jun 19, 2021 by

by Greg Forster OCPA carries my article on secularization and schooling: Our schools produce secularization because they are forced...

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Ron Isaac’s Commentary: ...

Jun 16, 2021 by

Advocates for Children of New York analyzed “child in crisis” data from 2016-2020 and found a disturbing jump in the...

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3 Ways to Keep Your Kids Occup...

Jun 11, 2021 by

Virtual school is winding down for the year and the country is finally opening back up. Now, all that’s left to decide is how...

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An Interview with Manuel F. Va...

Jun 10, 2021 by

Mildred Cohn “In 1958, using nuclear magnetic resonance, I saw the first three peaks of ATP. That was exciting.”   —Mildred...

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The New York Post’s Educ...

Jun 9, 2021 by

What do readers of the New York Post’s education stories have in common with koala bears?  A diet consisting of a sole...

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