Jane Robbins: In education, blockchain would enable all student records from any source to be uploaded into the system and shared with authorized users as part of a life-long dossier, or “digital transcript.”
Jane Robbins: The key position of assistant secretary of education for elementary and secondary education has gone to Frank Brogan, a longtime Jeb Bush ally from Florida.
Jane Robbins: We must understand what kinds of data reside in various agencies and ponder the possible consequences of sharing that data as contemplated by FEPA.
Jane Robbins: Jeb Bush said that he was happy with Betsy DeVos’ appointment as Secretary of Education, her staff picks shows Bush can still be proud of her.
Jane Robbins: True learning requires structure, repetition, and work, not just ability to mimic something that pops up once on a screen before moving on to the next.
Jane Robbins: Parents reassert your right to protect your children from dangerous experimentation. Schools must treat students as students, not patients.
The Collaborative for Student Success belittling parents and ignoring well-founded research that supports their arguments is a poor method of persuasion.
Jane Robbins: All parents should download the Parent Toolkit just released by the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy to learn how to protect their children.
Jane Robbins: Some of the points that former education secretary Bill Bennett made in his op/ed defending the Every Student Succeeds Act are confused.
Jane Robbins: Joy Pullmann in her new book sees a renewed determination by parents to do whatever it takes to ensure a real education for their children.