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...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Aug 10, 2016 by

“Amidst debates about college access and affordability, we think the question of employer needs should sit at the core of higher...

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Around the World in 30 Days: J...

Jul 29, 2016 by

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report As the United States prepares to elect a new President this November, putting every student on...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Jul 24, 2016 by

“What the US now needs is a learning Secretary who promotes challenging and joyful learning for all students, uplifting and impactful...

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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...

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Common Core: The Obamacare of ...

Dec 1, 2013 by

States are rethinking this train wreck. By Janice Shaw Crouse At least a dozen states are now delaying or rethinking their...

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Why so many parents hate Commo...

Nov 26, 2013 by

…standards for young children are developmentally inappropriate. By Diane Ravitch – (CNN) — The U.S. Department of...

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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....

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Following Common Core money: W...

Nov 25, 2013 by

By Carol Burris – My music teacher, Doreen, brought me her second-grade daughter’s math homework.  She was already fuming over...

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TN test gains to new policies

Nov 24, 2013 by

Joey Garrison – At the high point of the choreographed celebration, Gov. Bill Haslam turned to a video that let kids count down...

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Parents and Teachers Declare W...

Nov 8, 2013 by

Dr. Anne Hendershott – Last month, Florida Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to Arne Duncan, the U. S. Secretary of Education,...

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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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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...

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Thankfully, Most Texas Schools...

Dec 15, 2012 by

[My heart is heavy as I consider the horrible shootings in the Newtown, Conn. elementary school today; and I realize that we are...

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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...

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OBAMA’S RACE TO THE TOP ...

Nov 29, 2012 by

by Donna Garner 11.29.12 Race to the Top (RTTT-D) is a work-around by the Obama administration to send federal money with strings...

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Julia Steiny: Will Bureaucrati...

Jan 4, 2012 by

Stop.  Take a deep breath. What do we hope to accomplish with America’s new fanaticism for teacher evaluation? Other than ridding...

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WHAT GOV. PERRY DID NOT HAVE T...

Sep 23, 2011 by

The day after the Florida Republican Debate This is Gov. Perry’s press release dated 11.24.09 in which he stated the reason Texas...

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Obama’s Early Learning C...

Jul 27, 2011 by

  Beverly K. Eakman – The Obama administration is seducing states with $500 million grants to get them to enroll kids into...

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