A “silent majority” is taking back education policy, according to the union chief.
It's difficult to look at oneself objectively, but I see with new eyes the huge advantage I’ve been given by being born white.
Can teacher education be improved? It certainly can. Anyone who understands the complexity and challenge of teaching knows
“I wanted kids who could be critical thinkers. They just want kids who can work at Walmart and the other big corporations that give them money.”
The positive legacies of the Obama administration for education are indirect. The prevention of an economic collapse from
Screw-ups at the Department of Education could derail Obama's plan to clean up dodgy for-profit colleges.
James Runcie oversees a division that has consistently failed to protect students from allegedly abusive loan contractors and colleges.
Presidents aren’t known for taking daytrips to prisons. But a couple of weeks ago, President Obama did just that.
If Education Post were a legitimate nonprofit established by fall 2014, then by spring 2016, it should have at least one 990 tax form on file. And so it does, but not under the name Education Post.
His department wants schools to offer a "well-rounded education."
In some places, they opt their kids out of the tests at higher rates than parents of students of color. Here's why some people are trying to change that.
John King has the makings of another Arne Duncan, and on some points (e.g., ESSA Title I state plans), Sen. Lamar Alexander will want to use the Senate to rein King in. However, on other points (e.g., reckless charter spending; pressuring states to deliver on that 95 percent of test takers), King and Alexander will get on just fine.