Eight Washington, DC area elite, private schools announced that they are dropping out of the Advanced Placement (AP) program.
Jane Robbins: Parents are in charge here, and unless they can show you a state or federal statute requiring you to subject your child to the objectionable mandate, stand your ground.
The University of Chicago joins a growing list of colleges that will no longer require students to submit ACT or SAT scores as an admission requirement.
Shane Vander Hart explores where each gubernatorial candidate running in the Michigan Republican Primary stands on Common Core.
Long Island Business News reported that yet another billionaire philanthropist will be throwing more money at what ails K-12 education, this time focusing on social-emotional learning.
Dr. Duke Pesta and Dr. Sandra Stotsky discuss Stotsky’s new book, Changing the Course of Failure: How Schools and Parents Can Help Low-Achieving Students.
Jane Robbins: The clash in Utah is between parents’ inherent right to govern their children’s education and indeed protect them from harm, as explicitly protected by state law, and federal mandates. Guess which won?
A study from Fordham Law School’s Center on Law and Information Policy uncovered and documented an overall lack of transparency in the student information commercial marketplace and an absence of law to protect student information.
The Sydney Morning Herald reported some jarring language from Microsoft on schools use of education technology. The “wheels are falling off technology” in schools.
EdSurge has a piece of Social-Emotional Learning propaganda up. The headline is “The Future of Education Depends on Social Emotional Learning: Here’s Why.”