Two major phenomena in recent years--growing political segregation, and the dynamism of the new global economy--might mean that progressive states that attract and invest in talented young people will flourish, while states clinging to the tired, disproven dogma of the past will flounder.
Students help run the food pantry at Jennings School District. Photo credit: Dr. Bill MacDonald. “We have changed the community
The flip side of the standards argument within the educational community is the relevance of testing as a tool for improving
The real villain, I believe, is not standards-based reform but the way it was high-jacked by test-driven accountability hawks.
The responsibility then lies on the shoulders of educators - from the public school classroom teacher to the state superintendent
It's a question teachers are asking, with some hoping to see a course correction. Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National
The Obama education policy certainly isn't an education policy! It is a political gamble designed to beat up on two of the Democrats' most loyal constituencies, teachers and families with children in urban schools, to show the "Billionaires Boys Club" that the administration could be tough on its friends.
GSAs offer so much more than just a place for LGBT students to belong. GSAs also offer a place where straight students can come to learn about LGBT issues. If a student is questioning their sexual orientation, a GSA is a great place to find resources that can help them in the process.