Rick Hess observes and parents who have attended feedback sessions can confirm: Education reformers don’t listen, especially to criticism.
“Original research is a pillar of any well-rounded education, and it points to a huge flaw in our education system that humanities research and writing are not more emphasized in high school.”
The Oregon Legislature is considering a bill that would require middle school and high school students to undergo an annual mental health exam.
Henry A.J. Ramos and Eric C. Abrams write something that is truly mind-boggling. Do they really think federalism applied to K-12 education is “misguided”?
The U.S. Department of Education will undergo an internal reorganization set for January 6th, but will take several months to implement.
Shane Vander Hart: Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proposals would have doubled down on stupid. The purpose of education is not workforce development.
Dennis Ian and Michelle Moore: The feds have captured the public schools … and now they wanna make sure you can never escape.
Lynne Taylor: Have you heard of new positions in your States for Deputy Superintendents? These leaders are appointed solely by your current State Superintendent.
Shane Vander Hart: The Trump administration has swallowed the workforce development model of education hook, line, and sinker.
Some Michigan lawmakers believe that gender-based fast food toys stifle girls’ imagination and prevent them from taking an interest in STEM.