Shane Vander Hart: Determining whether a student will be successful because of genetics will lead to writing some kids off, and that would be tragic.
The Gates Foundation is funding a project that seeks to develop learning outcomes for core academic disciplines in college and assessments to go with them.
Lisa Hudson: Unlike what Education Week has reported studies on the adverse effects of excessive use of media on our children has not been limited.
Jan Lenox with Concerned Citizens of SNJ describing a recent trip her group made to their state capitol to deliver a petition to Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ).
HB 377 voids the Common Core State Standards and establishes a standards review council has been initially endorsed by the Montana House on a 55-45 vote.
Dr. Sandra Stotsky sent me an email about attempts to reauthorize and “fix” No Child Left Behind/Elementary and Secondary Education Act. To summarize what she said… “don’t do it” because Common Core is built into the bill being considered. Her message to our readers: The bill builds in Common Core in a clever way–by putting […]
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr wrote “The Purpose of Education” for Morehouse College’s student newspaper, The Maroon Tiger, while he was a student there.
Update: Our move is complete, and maintenance is finished. There is still some tweaking yet to do, but you should notice improvements with page load speed and (hopefully) a lack of server error messages. We are doing some major maintenance on our website. There will probably be some broken links and the website will not […]
Jenni White, President of Restore Oklahoma Public Education debated Michael Petrilli, President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute at an event entitled, “Common Core Chaos?” The debate was held on November 11th at the Oklahoma Wesleyan University campus in Bartlesville. If you missed it you can watch the video below, you can read Jenni’s opening […]
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sent a fundraising letter out for the 501(c)4 organization he launched last year – Excellence in Education National (the Foundation for Excellence in Education is a 501(c)3 he started). Reading through this five page letter I find an education policy topic strangely missing. I’m sure you can guess what it […]