Valarie Strauss at The Washington Post writes about the teacher shortages every state is facing this school year, a problem that has become acute in recent years.
Leonie Haimson and Cheri Kiesecker with the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy point out the astonishing amount of data being collected on our children.
Hampshire College in Amherst, MA decided to not accept ACT or SAT scores from students seeking admissions saying tests don’t predict a student’s success.
A former White House official said that the Obama administration was always thankful for the work that Jeb Bush did promoting Common Core.
If all you do is teach a particular set of concepts and skills within a novel you are not teaching literature.
Personally I’m not a fan of huge spending bills of any type. That said, Valarie Strauss pointed out the silver lining for me, when she reported that Race to the Top lost all its funding in 2015. In fiscal year 2014, Race to the Top was given $250 million, according to this legislation summary, for […]