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.
Jane Robbins: The Foundation for Florida’s Future wants school accountability ratings that are linked to whether students are deemed “proficient” on the NAEP.
Jane Robbins: Congressional Republicans are skipping down the bipartisan path yet again on the issue of Big Data and lifetime citizen surveillance.
Jane Robbins: We oppose a proposal by the National Center for Education Statistics to join OECD in conducting the International Early Learning Study (IELS).