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.
David Lantz: America has ignored the Forgotten Student and succumbed to what Alan Bloom called “The Closing of the American Mind.”
ACT released their 2017 scores, and there is still not a noticeable improvement in students’ college readiness, in fact, underserved students lag behind.
From STEM, STEAM, and STREAM to community schools, social-emotional learning and mindfulness parents need to understand education speak used in schools.
The new PDK poll shows that a majority of Americans support public school wrap-around social services and support schools asking for more money for them.
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.
Dennis Ian: These reforms were applied across the board. To every single school. In a grand display of meaningless equality.
Curiosity is a unique marker of academic success underemphasized in the classroom thanks to the push for standardized testing and one-size-fits-all reforms.
The apprenticeship model in Europe has more promise for preparing students for the workforce than our nation’s current school-to-work pipeline with companies footing the bill.
Dr. Gary Houchens of Western Kentucky University explains why he is concerned about the trend to oversell workforce readiness in K-12 education.