The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 18, 2016 by

“We need to re-examine college entrance requirements (and their tests).  They hold change hostage to antiquated and incomplete...

read more

The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 5, 2016 by

“In my view, historians will look on this era as a period of failed mandates, of willful and ignorant attacks on public education and...

read more

The Global Search for Educatio...

Jan 14, 2014 by

“The more important questions that countries have to ask themselves are why they are comparing with one another and what they...

read more

Pro-labor activist nation’s mo...

Dec 5, 2013 by

Ben Velderman  – MINNEAPOLIS – Any Americans who still believe the education reform movement is just a right-wing ploy to...

read more

AFT President Weingarten on PI...

Dec 3, 2013 by

AFT’s Weingarten: “The crucial question we face now is whether we have the political will to move away from the failed policies and...

read more

Obama administration backtrack...

Dec 2, 2013 by

By Tara Kini – I’m confused. I believed the Obama administration when it said it cared about getting all kids access to good...

read more

Feds Bureaucratic Compliance o...

Nov 27, 2013 by

Brittany Corona – Federal laws and regulations such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) levy a mighty bureaucratic compliance burden...

read more

A Cautionary Tale: Japan’...

Nov 25, 2013 by

…emphasis on economic achievement as the social purpose has left people with few resources with which to confront hard times....

read more

Education Reform May Leave Hig...

Nov 17, 2013 by

By Allie Bidwell – Racial achievement gaps among advanced students are sometimes larger than at the bottom of the spectrum...

read more

Florida lawmakers offer a clum...

Nov 14, 2013 by

Ben Velderman – PARKLAND, Fla. – A pair of Florida state senators are attempting to soothe citizens’ fears over Common Core,...

read more

The school data problem: what ...

Nov 6, 2013 by

By Jack Schneider – For the past two years, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has been striking bargains with state...

read more

An Interview with Beverly Eakm...

Nov 1, 2013 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy Eastern New Mexico University 1) I understand that you have been making speaking, radio and TV appearances...

read more

An Interview with Neal McClusk...

Dec 15, 2012 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Neal recently, there was a Cato@Liberty post on the latest international achievement outcomes of...

read more

An Interview with KC Deane and...

Dec 6, 2012 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1)      First of all, you have recently released a white paper on Education. How did this come about...

read more

The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 28, 2012 by

More than 8 in 10 Americans say education is an issue that is extremely or very important to them, according to an Associated...

read more

Fighting the Common Core with ...

Oct 14, 2012 by

by Donna Garner 10.14.12 What should your response be when you are told that it is a great idea to nationalize our public schools by...

read more

Reforming American Public Educ...

Dec 28, 2011 by

by RiShawn Biddle – Certainly discussions about the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act will be one of the big...

read more

A Solution for Gotham’s ...

Jul 28, 2011 by

E. D. Hirsch’s Core Knowledge program shows real results in the city. The most reliable predictor of future academic achievement for...

read more

With No Child Left Behind Over...

Jul 27, 2011 by

WASHINGTON — By the standards of the decade-old No Child Left Behind law, almost 87 percent of New Mexico’s schools...

read more

An Interview with Cheryl Willi...

Jul 21, 2011 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy Eastern New Mexico University Portales, New Mexico First of all, what exactly is Learning First, and how come...

read more