As the debate between public charter and traditional neighborhood schools polarizes K-12 education, too many policymakers are succumbing to a false choice: either push for broad, fast charter expansion or double down on traditional schools.
At the end of the day, prejudice, bigotry and racism is taught by the adults in our lives. Children aren't born knowing to hate or misunderstand; it's fostered by parents, role models, and viewed situations.
Unfortunately, now that the matter is on the Internet, Worthen may be subjected to even more bullying. “My son has to go
The plan would only "incentivize" -- but not require -- states to extend these provisions to all students, regardless of
It's unclear how the government defines the quality metrics -- "small class size," "a rigorous curriculum," and a "well-trained
Judging from students' initial experience in a new math course, Georgia's move to a common core of academic standards shared
"Students of cchs ur in for a big surprise tomorrow ," the Crawford County High School sophomore wrote Tuesday on Facebook
In Dallas, Field Elementary School, an "exemplary" school noted for academic achievement, was found to have only taught its
By 2012, only nine states do not allow for the creation of charter schools, which are publicly funded but can be privately
Today, voters in Georgia and Washington will decide the future of charter schools in their state. Proponents of the amendment
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Florida: A ballot initiative in Florida, if passed
“Each teacher is here three Saturdays, at least, all day,” Suzanne Spaid, Howard’s designated administrator of the grant
In the case of Santa Rosa High School student Michael Delgado, Swindle reportedly would "flick," "pinch" and "pull" Delgado's
Peanut allergies are on the rise, and the nuts are the most common food trigger for life-threatening anaphylactic shock. A
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a first hearing on the lawsuit has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday before Fulton
Still, Jump is a TPT star, as no other user has experienced the same soaring success -- she's received inquiries from teachers
Shekema Silveri teaches English at Mt. Zion High School in Jonesboro, GA. She was Georgia's 2011 Milken Educator and is the founder of Silveri Service Learning Academy, a 6-12 charter school scheduled to open in the 2014 school year.
Marlyn and Kyle are certainly not alone. In fact, Georgia's record in terms of protecting the privacy of students who take the ASVAB test has gotten even worse over the years.
CBS 5 - KPHO So far, of the educators implicated in Atlanta's cheating scandal, 17 have been fired, 16 have been reinstated
The Sheriff's Office is investigating based on the reporting student's "outcry" and the allegation that "the incident was