Shane Vander Hart: There are legitimate concerns about and arguments to be made over school choice, but Katherine Stewart’s argument isn’t one of those.
Lynne Taylor and Kirsten Lombard discuss the clear and hidden meanings of school choice that is currently shaping education policy.
The Cardinal Newman Society offers these Catholic Curriculum Standards as a resource for educators to keep focused on what makes Catholic education unique.
The Classic Learning Test provides a college entrance exam that is a better measurement for students who have rejected the Common Core State Standards.
In an email sent out today by the American Association of Christian Schools called “The Washington Flyer” they highlighted how private schools are being impacted by the Common Core State Standards: Education Week, the American education news site of record, has been chronicling the Common Core Standard movement since its meteoric rise since 2009. This […]
A couple of our partners were interviewed by Napp Nazworth of The Christian Post. They both expressed concerns about the Federal government’s involvement in promoting the Common Core State Standards and what that could mean for homeschooling and Christian schools in the future. In an interview with The Christian Post, Maureen Van Den Berg, legislative […]
President Barack Obama had a lot to say in last night’s State of the Union address, I mean a lot… apparently this was the 10th longest in words and 9th longest in time. It was broadcast from 8:00pm – 9:30pm (CST). I frankly don’t have time to dissect everything that he said, but with his […]
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad in his Condition of the State address on Tuesday said the following about their plan to reform education in Iowa: One, we need a great teacher in every classroom and a great principal leading every building. That starts with being more selective about who can become an educator. A “B” college […]
Brookings Institute just released the Education Choice and Competition Index Background and Results. They scored the 25 largest school districts in the nation to see how they fared using this criteria: Availability of alternative schools. Policies on Virtual Education Funding Follows Students Restructuring or Closing Unpopular Schools Assignment Mechanism Application Process Comparable Standards and Assessments […]
Richard Zeile, member of the Michigan State Board of Education wrote an op/ed for the Heritage Newspapers (serves Southeast Michigan) and he makes the argument that school choice should be seen as an anti-bullying tool. So how do bullying and school choice relate? Bullying is often a social system problem. Bullies find that their negative […]