Shane Vander Hart asks Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, “Why are you afraid to ignore the floundering group think mentality that currently exists?”
Outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would allow school districts to substitute Smarter Balanced with ACT or SAT.
Students at Brown University in Providence, RI get free coffee from a local coffee shop, but only by giving personal data.
The $71.5 billion budget for the U.S. Department of Education for Fiscal Year 2019, not accounting for inflation, is the largest amount ever appropriated for that department.
Shane Vander Hart: Bill Gates’ education reforms are not working here so of course the thing to do is export them.
A new law went into effect that mandates elementary, middle, and high schools in New York State must teach mental health. What could possibly go wrong?
Pioneer Institute Study: Curriculum centralization has failed to improve international competitiveness—it’s time to re-think curriculum standards-based reform
What have you done to limit your child’s/children’s screen time at home and at school? What are you experiencing in your child’s school?
The Concord Review, founded in 1987 by Will Fitzhugh, has published over 1300 history papers written by secondary students from all over the world in 118 quarterly issues.
Shane Vander Hart: Parents and schools will need to decide if the negative impact of education tech is worth the outcome of students emailing their teachers more.