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Education
At the entrance of the Buck The Quo experience space, fair goers were met with a sign that read "Only 15-18 year olds allowed
Education
Our idea was to create an online platform for learning which allowed students to follow a core track of need-to-know subjects
Parenting
I didn't ask for too many details, even when I heard the word "farm" being thrown about. Because a farm is just a less exotic zoo with no concession stand, right? And maybe I'd get to pet a bunny or a baby pig.
Politics
Netflix Reauthorizes No Child Left Behind? Or so quips this EdWeek headline. Real-life Congress hasn't yet reauthorized NCLB (since 2007!), but characters on the Netflix series "House of Cards" do. "[Writer Beau] Willimon noted on Twitter that he hinged the plot on education because it affects us all directly and indirectly, and because of the contention that often revolves around education reform," EdWeek writes. Read the full story for a taste of which education fights the show covers. My take: Obviously TV isn't reality, but there are a few major inaccuracies. The most glaring one in my eyes is that teachers unions can't legally hold a national strike over some federal legislation they dislike!
Politics
Happy Waiver Day! Today, the Senate's Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee will hold an oversight hearing on the No Child Left Behind waivers, featuring none other than U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, the big cheese himself. Catch our preview here.
Education
"If someone called the police and said that hey there's a dad that locked his kid in a small room with no lights and he was
Education
"My biggest concern is that if we do not go forward with the online requirement, and we spend a year deciding whether we're
Education
In a similar incident last month in Iowa, Shenandoah mother Alex Kindopp said her 9-year-old son Jaxon's music instructor
Education
Schools Call System Divisive Williams said it's frustrating to hear that "the most effective" or "all great" teachers will
Education
Bennett, a Republican, had emerged as a national leader in the bipartisan education reform movement. He pushed to grade schools
Education
By 2012, only nine states do not allow for the creation of charter schools, which are publicly funded but can be privately
Education
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Florida: A ballot initiative in Florida, if passed
Education
Last week the state of Idaho signed a $180 million contract with Hewlett Packard to provide laptops to all high school students
Education
Caldwell School District Superintendent Tim Rosandick said he approved teachers union Idaho Education Association’s request
Education
"There won't be much of a learning curve for our high school teachers with the selected device," he said. That means the
Education
According to KTVB, the “Vote No on Props 1, 2, 3” campaign did not have to pay to use the school, which is standard according
Education
Bob Cooper, spokesman for the Idaho attorney general's office, declined comment to the AP because they had not seen the lawsuit
Education
HuffPost Live will be taking a comprehensive look at the corrupting influence of money on our politics Sept. 6 from 12-4
Education
What is the objection to International Baccalaureate? Because the program is available across the globe, encourages students to learn a second language and teaches students about other cultures, the conspiratorial-right is claiming the program is part of a plot to erode American sovereignty.