Lynne Taylor: Have you heard of new positions in your States for Deputy Superintendents? These leaders are appointed solely by your current State Superintendent.
Shane Vander Hart: The Trump administration has swallowed the workforce development model of education hook, line, and sinker.
Some Michigan lawmakers believe that gender-based fast food toys stifle girls’ imagination and prevent them from taking an interest in STEM.
Shane Vander Hart: It must be great to be able to purchase education policy and the politicians to implement it.
The Attorney General should call a halt to educational data mining activities, and force compliance with all privacy laws for the protection of our children in New Hampshire.
Shane Vander Hart: The standards and accountability movement have not increased flexibility or raised student acheivement. It has increased bureaucracy.
NetRef allows teachers to restrict what students access online, but also allows local schools to monitor the “real time internet activity” of students.
Retired educator Mary Tedrow said that while visiting schools in Finland she realized how “mean-spirited” the U.S. K-12 system is.
It does not appear that Kansas will see a significant change in education policy when Gov.-elect Laura Kelly (D-KS) takes over for Gov. Jeff Colyer (R-KS).
Michael Petrilli with the Fordham Institute says after a “cold war” between reformers and traditionalists we are at the end of education policy. Is he right?